Daycare Heavily Damaged by Thursday Morning Fire in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
No one was hurt when a Tuscaloosa daycare was engulfed by a structure fire early Thursday morning.
Holly Whigham, a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue Service, said six firefighting vehicles responded to the Fun*tastic Tots Academy at 13242 Highway 69 South on reports of a structure fire.
The building was empty, Whigham said, but it sustained heavy damage in the blaze.
TFR sent two engines, one battalion, one truck, a rescue unit and a sixth vehicle to the scene to combat the fire, which was reported around 5 o'clock Thursday morning.
The department also shared photos from the scene in a post to social media, which showed the daycare building almost entirely engulfed in flames.
Whigham said the fire was brought under control and its cause is now under investigation.
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