BARN DESTROYED BY FIRE: SMOKE SEEN FOR MILES
Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firemen were called to a barn fire on the Alan Mettler farm on Brown Mill Avenue, just North of Old Ripley, at 9:53 AM Saturday. The barn and all contents were a complete loss. Several surrounding fire departments including Greenville, Grantfork, Mulberry Grove, Shoal Creek and Smithboro responded for mutual aid. Greenville firemen arrived on the scene at 10:20 AM and returned to service at 2:09 PM.
The Mettler Barn Fire
VARIOUS ACCIDENTS AND FIRE
Area firemen were busy Saturday and early Sunday with other accidents and a fire. Keyesport Fire department first responders were paged to a report of a train striking a car on the Mulberry Grove Road just North of Keyesport at 6:49 PM Saturday. Victims were taken to Greenville Regional Hospital for treatment. Mulberry Grove firemen were called to provide mutual support.
Ambulances were called to an accident on the Mulberry Grove Road at 6:58 PM Saturday.
WGEL will have additional information on these incidents as it becomes available.