Fire Displaces Springfield Family-Officials Investigating
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A Springfield area family is homeless after a fire tore through their living room Thursday night.
Firefighters from Springfield, Cross Plains and Orlinda made a “good stop” keeping the fire contained mostly to the living room but the manufactured home will need substantial repairs before it can be liveable again, according to Cross Plains Fire Chief Tommy Jackson.
The fire started just before 9 pm on Clarity Rd just outside of Springfield. MAP No injuries were reported however a deceased raccoon was found just inside the front door. Chief Jackson told Smokey Barn News that the raccoon was a bit of a mystery, “It could have been a pet, I just don’t know.”
According to Chief Jackson preliminarily, three people lived in the home but everyone made it out safely and according to Robertson County Emergency Management Agency Deputy Director Chance Holmes, the family has been put in contact with the American Red Cross.
If the family reaches out to Smokey Barn News with any needs they may have, we will bring it to you.
The Cross Plains Fire Department, Springfield Fire, and the Orlinda Fire Department, as well as the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency and Robertson County EMS all responded to the fire.
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