Firefighter injured on the scene of Birmingham house fire

A firefighter was injured early Wednesday morning in a house fire on Rugby Avenue in Birmingham.

According to people who live in the house, the fire started in the back of the structure around 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. Three people were inside at the time. They all escaped without injury. Massive flames were seen coming out of the home. Witnesses say the house is a total loss.

The cause of the fire has not been determined. It is still under investigation.