Thursday, June 10, 2010
White Church Road House Burns
On June 10, 1994 at 4:45 p.m. Franklin County 911 alerted firefighters to a dwelling fire at 5290 White Church Road. When first arriving WEFR units arrived they encountered heavy fire from the rear of the house with flames starting to break through the roof. Chief Randy O'Donnell reported that an aggressive attack by firefighters utilizing booster tank water allowed them to gain control by 5:10 p.m. A family of three were displaced by the blaze. The cause was undetermined but believed to be accidental. A damage estimate was not available. The West End Fire and Rescue, Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and Fayetteville Volunteer fire companies battled the blaze.