Former Firefighter’s Home Gutted By Fire Friday
A former Fighter and Assistant Fire Chief For the White House Volunteer fire Department, Rick Overby, came home to find his house in Springfield had been gutted by fire. The home is located on the corner of William Woodard Road and Hwy 431. Crews from around the county battled the fire that officials say is suspicious. The fire was under investigation but as we understand it now the cause of the fire is being blamed an electrical problem. See Smokey’s full video report below. See updates below the video: http://youtu.be/p-5_DFPbSXg
UPDATE: 2:49PM Saturday March 15, Though the Overby’s were carrying basic insurance on the structure, the fire has hit them hard. If you would like to help out the Overby’s, donations can be made at Ebenezer Church located at 6028 Ebenezer Road. (MAP) (615) 643-0637 Clothing sizes are MENS pants 38 to 40X 30 MENS shirts 2x 3x MENS Shoes size 11/ WOMENS pants 8-10 WOMWNS Shoes 7.5 WOMEN shirts large. The Overbys lost most if not all their belongings and will be starting over. The Red Cross has set the Overby’s up at a local hotel, Mr Overby is not sure where he will be staying after that. If you would like to contact the Overby’s directly, email your phone number to HelpOverbys@SmokeyBarn.com and we will forward it to them.
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