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Family not home during fire at Vulcan Park Condominiums in Homewood

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Homewood Fire and Rescue on the scene of a two-story condo fire on Valley Avenue Tuesday. (abc3340.com) Homewood Fire and Rescue on the scene of a two-story condo fire on Valley Avenue Tuesday. (abc3340.com)
Darryl Stephens said nobody was at home when a fire destroyed their condo in Homewood Tuesday. (abc3340.com) Darryl Stephens said nobody was at home when a fire destroyed their condo in Homewood Tuesday. (abc3340.com)
A Homewood firefighter climbs down a ladder during the fire at Vulcan Park Condominiums Tuesday. (abc3340.com) A Homewood firefighter climbs down a ladder during the fire at Vulcan Park Condominiums Tuesday. (abc3340.com)

Homewood Fire and Rescue crews are on battling a two-story condo fire in the 1700 block of Valley Avenue.  It is unclear at this time how many units are affected or if anyone is injured.

At this time, there are no reports of injuries.

ABC 33/40 has a crew on the scene and will bring you the latest online and on Focus @ 4 and the news at 5 and 6 p.m.

Update:

The family that lived in the condo at Vulcan Park Condominiums that was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon was not at home at the time of the blaze, in fact, Darryl Stephens and his wife were out to lunch celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary.

"My son was in school and my wife and I were out of it." Stephens said. "We've got our life and that's the most important thing. We'll be alright."

The Stephens have been provided lodging at an area motel by the Red Cross tonight while they look for a new place to stay.

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