Huntsville Fire says the fire began in the single-family home about 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Mike Dodson, district chief, said five people have been displaced but do have somewhere else to stay.
He said shorted out wiring behind a freezer is likely the cause of the fire.
Huntsville Fire and Rescue has multiple units on the scene of a structure fire at 3715 Westdale Court.
Please avoid this area.
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