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Fredonia Mountain family loses home to fire Wednesday

A fire destroyed a home on Flat Mtn. Road Wednesday evening. Photo contributed.

Dec. 6, 2018 – A family on Fredonia Mountain lost their home in a fire Wednesday night, Dec. 5, but no one was seriously injured.

It was a fully involved structure fire when we got there,” Fredonia Fire Chief Brian Ruehling said Thursday. “The house was basically gone.”

The family was inside the home at 927 Flat Mtn. Rd. when the fire started. Fredonia Volunteer Fire Department got the call at 6:50 p.m., and were assisted by Cagle and Dunlap fire departments.

The scene of the fire was cleared by 9:30 p.m., Ruehling said.

There were no injuries,” he said. “The EMS was there, and they gave one firefighter fluids, and the homeowner was checked out.”

Firefighters contained the blaze to the one structure, but it was a total loss.

Neighbors are accepting donations for the family of linens, furniture, food, and gift cards (no cash). Clothing needs include sweat pants, socks, undergarments.

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Donations may be made out to Dunlap United Methodist Church (tax deductible). Or call Melissa Mackey for more information, at 423-447-8275.