Neighbor brings Ft. Mitchell woman a ladder to escape her burning home

Neighbor brings Ft. Mitchell woman a ladder to escape her burning home

FORT MITCHELL, Ala. (WTVM) - A Fort Mitchell woman escaped her home by using a ladder her neighbor brought to her.

The home on Apache Trail in Ft. Mitchell is a total loss after catching fire with a woman inside.

Thankfully, the woman’s next-door neighbor brought her a ladder to climb out of the window. She suffered smoke inhalation but received no burns.

The neighbor is reportedly an off-duty Phenix City police officer.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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