GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Firefighters put out a small house fire on Tuesday evening. The fire happened on Woodward Ave in Gulfport. Officials say the fire was confined to the home's dryer. The homeowners were not home at the time of the fire. Officials credit the home alarm system for alerting fire department and homeowners of the fire. Firefighters were able to attack the fire and keep the damage to a minimum.