UPDATED @ 12:03 PM BREAKING NEWS: Structure Fire With ExplosionRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Dec 23 2012 11:46 AM
DOTHAN: Dothan 911 has dispatched multiple Dothan Fire Engines to reports of a structure fire at 1160 Bethlehem Road, Prior to fire units arriving Dothan 911 reported an explosion and electrical lines down.
The fire is a barn behind the residence. The first fire engine on the scene reported the barn was well involved, they had come into the fire and did not connect to a fire hyrdrant. The second fire engine is connecting to a fire hydrant.
Dothan Fire Batallion Chief David Hasty has asked if the resident could report what was inside the barn that caused the explosion. The first fire engine reports there was a vehicle inside the barn and it was probably the tires exploding.
Three fire engines are on the scene.
UPDATED @ 11:54 AM
Dothan Fire has reported the fire is under control.
UPDATED @ 12:03 PM
Dothan Fire Command has called for a Fire Marshall to respond to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire. When a Fire Marshall is called that does not mean any foul play in the origin of the fire. It is to dertermine the cause of the fire for several reasons to include history for further prevention.