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June 9, 2016
FRANKLIN - Several local volunteer fire departments responded to an early morning structure fire on Sunset Ridge Road. A neighbor reported the fire shortly before 4:00 am and noted there were explosions occurring. (These turned out to be propane tanks).
Burningtown-Iotla Fire Department was the initial responding VFD and Franklin and Cowee Fire Departments provided mutual aid. Clarks Chapel Fire Department was called out to assist after the initial units arrived at the scene. The Command Post reported the fire knocked down at 4:37 am.
No one was known to be at home at the time of the fire and the Fire Marshall is investigating the origin of the fire.
VIDEO AND PHOTOS
The photos are presented in the order they were taken and some of them have been processed so firefighters and the structure can be better seen by the reader.