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Fire destroys Crockett home
Houston County Courier - September 2008
By Daphne Hereford
Managing Editor
news@HoustonCountyCourier.com

A Crockett home in the 400 block of Second Street was virtually destroyed by a fire that occurred on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 21.

Firefighters from Crockett Fire Department and Latexo Volunteer Fire Department as well as the Houston County Fire Marshal's Office responded to the 12:20 p.m. blaze.

An automobile that was parked adjacent to the home sustained damage as well. Firefighters removed items from the van as the fire was contained.

According to authorities, the fire reportedly started on the porch of the home.

Several hundred feet of firefighting hose was laid along the roadway to supply water for battling the blaze.

Firefighters were on the scene for several hours ensuring the blaze was completely extinguished. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire.

 

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