A Tifton County family is displaced after a fire destroyed their home.
Tifton Firefighters responded to 89 Melissa Lane around 8:30 Thursday morning. When they arrived, the house was completely engulfed in flames.
Family members made it out safely, but several puppies and turtles were killed.
The home is a complete loss. Red Cross is assisting the family and providing them with a place to stay for the next several nights.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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