Homeowner escapes house fire

A Florence man was able to escape a fire at his home on Dixie Street in West Florence Friday morning.

Firefighters say when they got to the home it was covered in flames.

The roof had already started to collapse, according to firefighters.

They had the fire under control within 20 minutes.

There were no injuries.

At this time, investigators still aren't sure what caused the fire. The City of Florence provided mutual aid for West Florence Fire Department.