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Fire destroys Coffee County home on Powers Bridge Rd.

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 3:43 pm


A volunteer firefighter works to extinguish a house fire on Powers Bridge Rd. Wednesday morning. (Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

At approximately 9:45 a.m. Wednesday area firefighters responded to a structure fire at 2766 Powers Bridge Rd. in Coffee County.

When firefighters from North Coffee Volunteer Fire Department arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames and the fire had spread to a nearby pickup truck. (Click here to watch a video of the fire)

According to Coffee County Sheriff’s deputies on the scene, no one was in the home and no injuries were reported. Neighbors told authorities that a dog may have been inside but he was later found outside. The home is owned by Phillip Sartain, who was at work out of town at the time of the fire. (Click here for more photos)

The structure and the nearby pickup truck were a total loss, according to authorities.

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This home at 2766 Powers Bridge Rd. was fully engulfed in flames when area volunteer firefighters arrived on the scene Wednesday. (Staff photo by John Coffelt)