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UPDATE: Dauphine Street fire destroys home
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- An Escambia County man says the fire that destroyed his home was sparked by a heater.
The blaze broke out around 3 am on Dauphine Street, just north of I-10.
The man who lives in this home says he was asleep in his bed when he looked over and saw smoke and flames coming from a heater inside his bedroom.
Gulf Power was called out to the home to cut off the electricity.
The home is a total loss.
An investigator from the State Fire Marshals office is looking into the official cause of the fire.