UPDATED @ 12:00 PM BREAKING NEWS: Structure Fire In Dale County Near Midland CityRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jun 19 2013 11:18 AM
MIDLAND CITY: Ozark - Dale County 911 has dispatched some Dale County Fire Departments and Dothan Fire Departments to an active structure fire in Dale County. The fire location is 356 County Road 79 behind Dothan Airport.
Two Dothan Fire engines are responding. Dale County Deputies who have arrived on the scene report heavy smoke visible. The Dale County Deputy is attempting to get the fire out with a water hose from under the trailer as fireman are responding to the scene.
Dothan Fire Batallion Chief Danny Appling is responding also.
Matt Boster is responding to the scene for RSN.
UPDATED @ 11:19 AM
Dispatched at 11:05 AM, Batallion Chief Danny Applin has arrived on the scene. He reports a double wide structure, smoke visible, no other fire units are on the scene, and no fire hydrants are in sight at this time.
UPDATED @ 11:21 AM
Dothan Fire Engine 9 ( Technology Drive ) has arrived on the scene of the fire. This is the first fire engine to arrive on the scene.
Dothan Fire Batallion Chief Danny Aplin reports there is a "verbal only" all clear on the scene but no fireman has made entry into the residence. Chief applin reports the fire looks to be contained under the residence. One of the other responding fire engines has located a fire hydrant.
At 11:23 AM a fireman has reported from inside the structure "all clear" meaning no person is inside the residence.
UPDATED @ 11:26 AM
The interior fireman have located the source of the fire and have water on the fire.
UPDATED @ 11:31 AM
A Dothan Fireman under the house has requested the utility company responsible for the address to be dispatched to the scene to cut the power to the residence.
UPDATED @ 11:33 AM
The responsible power company is Alabama Power Company. Dale County Sheriff units are contacting Alabama Power Company to respond to the scene.
UPDATED @ 12:00 AM
All is under control..and Battalion Chief has departed the scene.