From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
GRAYSON VALLEY — A residential fire in the Grayson Valley area on Friday evening closed the 2300 block of Pentland Drive as first responders battled the blaze.
Firefighters from Center Point Fire and Rescue responded to the afternoon fire. Trussville Fire and Rescue personnel along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were also assisting.
Firefighters have the fire under control, but remained on the scene at 5 p.m. to check for hot spots, according to Chief Gene Coleman. One person has been transported to the hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
Dr. Charles Hart from the Clay Animal Hospital was called to the scene because there were several animals in the residence, Coleman said. At least some dogs are believed to have died in the fire, but the number is unknown.
According to neighbors, the resident of the home was going in and out of the house trying to save the animals.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.