CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Crews are investigating an early morning fire after the blaze ripped through a family’s home and several vehicles in Clayton County.
Exclusive video obtained by FOX 5 showed a series of explosions sounding off, before flames overtook the home on Pineglen Drive near Morrow.
"It's really hard," said Amanda Aveldanez, breaking into tears. " All I know is this house, my whole life, was here."
Fire officials said the blaze broke out around 6:30 a.m. When they arrived, officials said the two-alarm fire took about 45 minutes to get under control, utilizing 10 units.
All six people inside of the home, including several children, escaped safely. Officials said one person sustained a minor injury.
"Even though it's a hard process, I'm still with my family," Aveldanez said, and while embracing her sister, she said that's what matters most.
While the resilient family is maintaining a positive perspective, the mass amounts of work ahead is undeniable. You can help the family of six here.