Several firefighters were injured in a Tuscumbia house fire

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WAFF) – Three firefighters were taken to Helen Keller Hospital for treatment of burns after battling a fire Saturday morning in Tuscumbia.

partner of WAFF newspaper, The Daily Times, reports that dozens of firefighters responded to the scene of the house fire around 7:15 a.m. Saturday. Tuscumbia Fire Chief David Pate says flames had already broken through the roof when crews arrived at the Colonial Gardens residence.

Pate told The Daily Times that firefighters are still searching the building to make sure all tenants are accounted for.

Crews from the Sheffield and Muscle Shoals fire departments along with volunteer firefighters from Cherokee, Nitrate City, Colbert Heights and Locust Beach all assisted the Tuscumbia Fire Department.

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