2 displaced after home on West Street catches fire

(Source: WTOC)
(Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Two people are displaced after their West Street home caught on fire late Thursday morning.

A Savannah Fire crew arrived at the single-story home within two minutes, but heavy smoke and flames were already streaming from the windows and roof.

One of the two residents was home at the time the fire started. She was able to get out safely.

'I couldn't think of anything but 'oh God, I don't have anything. I don't have anything left other than the clothes on my back," said homeowner, Christy McFadden. "I still thank God for my life. I thank God for my life, my family, and my friends. I'll make it through."

Firefighters extinguished the fire, which appears to have started in the kitchen, The home sustained extensive damage, including a partially-collapsed roof.

Two firefighters suffered minor burns while battling the fire, but they're doing fine.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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