Mother, daughter are rescued from burning home

Flomaton firemen help to get the two to safety

A Flomaton mother and her 6-year old daughter are fine today thanks to multiple events early Tuesday morning that ended when Flomaton firemen rescued the two from a second-story exterior deck while the bottom floor was engulfed in flames.

The Flomaton Fire Department received a 911 call from Pamela Yates from her 1071 Twin Bridges Road home about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday that her home was on fire and she and her daughter were trapped. When firemen arrived on the scene, the first task was using a ladder to gets Yates and her daughter to safety.

Ms. Yates said she and her daughter Ella, a first grad...