Local fire departments were called to a house fire at 301 Hinton Street in Summerville on Friday afternoon.  According to fire fighters the house was fully engulfed in flames when the fire crews arrived.  The structure was a total loss.

Firefighters said that Chattooga E911 received a very brief call stating that the structure was on fire and by the time the fire trucks arrived the woman living at the home was outside along with all of her pets.

There is no word as to the cause of the fire.