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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Fire Claims RV on Rose Creek Road

Firefighters conduct overhaul and salvage operations

Bobby Coggins
Publisher & Editor

May 3, 2016

FRANKLIN-- Burningtown Fire Department was called out to report of an RV (Recreational Vehicle) that was reported to be fully involved in fire. The caller reported that the RV was within five feet of another trailer. Franklin and Cowee Fire departments were mutual aid on this incident.

The fire took place just north of the intersection of Rose Creek Road and Saldeer Mountain Road. The road was briefly closed to through traffic during the firefighting operation and was quickly reopened. No injuries were reported.

At the time of this post, determination of the cause had not been made by firefighters. Other photos taken at the scene are posted below, beginning with a Google Map image showing the location of the fire.

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Location of fire 
Image Courtesy Google Maps

Smoke from the fire from a mile away

Panoramic shot of the fire scene

A truck from Franklin Fire Department

A truck from Burningtown Fire Department

Fire apparatus line Rose Creek Road