Nash County Firefighters Battle Fully Involved Home
NASH COUNTY, NC – On June 2nd the Nash County NC 911 Center received a call for a possible structure fire in the 10000 block on NC 58 Highway in the Cooper section of Nash County.
Fire Departments from Station 15 (Coopers), Station 4 (West Mount), Station 11 (Sharpsburg) along with Wilson County Station 9 (Silver Lake) along with Nash EMS units responded.
As companies were responding Communications updated that they were responding to a working fire and the occupants had exited the building with their pets.
The first-in engine company from Coopers reported they had a one story home heavily involved with fire through the roof.
As the other companies were responding they could see a heavy column of black smoke in the sky.
According to Coopers Fire Chief Chris Joyner a 400 foot 5 inch supply line was laid from a hydrant on NC 97 Highway down NC 58 to the fire.
Three attack lines were placed in service and they had the fire under control in about twenty five minutes,
The house was heavily damaged and there were no injuries reported.
Forty-two firefighters were on location.
The fire appeared to have started in the kitchen area and is being investigated by the Nash County Fire Marshal’s Office.
Photos by Nash County Fire Photographer Bob Bartosz
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