Flames engulf South Memphis home, kills family dog

Flames engulf South Memphis home, kills family dog

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Flames ripped through a South Memphis home early Monday morning, according to Memphis Fire Department.

Crews were called to the home in the 1100 block of Englewood Street around 3:45 a.m.

MFD said the woman who owns the home was asleep when the fire started. She escaped unharmed; however, her dog, "Freddy," didn't make it out.

Neighbors say the woman lived in the home for nine years.

The cause of the fire was determined to be a space heater.

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