Family Escapes Morning Fire

Family Escapes Morning Fire

Early this morning firefighters from Dudley, Arrington, and  Indian Springs Volunteer Fire Departments along with EMS station 1 were dispatched to the scene of a possible structure fire in the 500 block of Eagles Nest Road. Heavy smoke could be seen billowing over the trees in that area as the
firefighters were responding with their equipment.

As the first fire units arrived on the scene, they found two RV-style campers fully involved. Firefighters quickly dropped two attack hand lines and proceeded to knock down the large volume of fire.

The two RV-style campers were being used as a permanent residence where two adults and four children were living. The two adults managed to get out safely before firefighters arrived on the scene.  Fire officials on the scene believe faulty heating equipment may have been the cause of the fire,
and is still under investigation.

The Red Cross was contacted and asked to respond to assist the people involved in the fire. Several
Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies were on the scene to assist in the