Woodland Fire Causes Minor Damage to Home near Casey Cove Road

January 21, 2013
Dwayne Page

A woodland fire off Casey Cove Road Monday evening caused minor damage to a residence in Buckeye Hollow.

Central dispatch received the call at 5:01 p.m.


Captain Brad Mullinax of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department told WJLE that the fire started in the woods off Casey Cove Road and moved down the hill toward Buckeye Hollow Road covering about three acres. The fire spread to an unoccupied rental home, belonging to James Meyers of Michigan, causing minor damage to the deck, exterior siding, and a portion of the home's interior.

Members of the Liberty Station, Main Station and other manpower of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department responded along with the Brush Truck, members of the Tennessee Forestry Division, and the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.

The fire was brought under control within a couple of hours and no one was injured.


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