Neighbor heard ‘loud pop’ before Bessemer house fire, cause under investigation

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BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — Authorities are investigating what caused a fire to break out in Bessemer Thursday morning.

According to the Bessemer Fire Department, crews responded to reports of a house fire on the 1100 block of Potter Avenue.

A neighbor heard a loud pop from outside and noticed the house’s carport was on fire. Crews were able to contain the fire in a half hour after arriving to the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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