Massive Fire Engulfs Greenbrier Home Early Tuesday
GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A Greenbrier man awoke to find his home engulfed in flames early Tuesday. Firefighters from the White House Community Volunteer Fire Department Station 52, Greenbrier Fire, Ridgetop Fire and Pleasant View Fire, all responded to the call.
Working as a team, crews were able to get the massive four-alarm fire contained quickly, saving as much of the house as possible.
The home is located on Paradise Dr near Greenbrier. MAP The call came in just before 5 am that the home’s bonus room had ignited. When firefighters arrived fire was already coming through the roof.
According to District Fire Chief Mike Bauer with the White House Community Volunteer Fire Department, crews were able to contain the fire saving about 50 percent of the home.
A fire hydrant in the front yard helped, Chief Bauer said. According to Bauer, the fire was largely contained to the upper part of the home but there is “drop down fire in the house.”
There was only one gentleman in the home at the time of the fire and he was able to exit the home safely, Bauer said.
The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office and Robertson County EMS both responded to the call providing assistance to fire crews as they battled the blaze.
No word on a cause of the fire at this time.