A Hinesville home was destroyed Sunday afternoon when flames raged through the structure.
The home located at 1400 Forest Lake Drive was fully engulfed in flames when units from the Hinesville Fire Department arrived shortly after 4:30 pm.
According to Hinesville Fire Department public information officer Capt Robert Kitchings the homeowner had gone to a supermarket when the fire began in a storage shed connected to the home. Kitchings said the homeowner had multiple cats and dogs living in the single story wood residence when the fire began. One dog was found alive in the rear of the home, firefighters are searching for others.