Ash Flat Firefighters responded to an early morning house fire March 19 at 174 Herron Road in Ash Flat. The rental home was owned by Don Gibson and was a total loss. Fire Chief Stacy Horton, Captain Jared Allen, Lt. Adam Bates and Jessie George responded to the home that was fully engulfed. Firefighters spent several hours at the scene. One dog was severely burned in the fire. The cause of the fire was undetermined at press time.