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Stanley Fire Department battle a major blaze
An email from Stanley Fire Chief Terry Pettit confirms a major fire south of Stanley.
The Stanley Fire Department responded to a Sunday Morning building fire at Purdham Hill Road around 11:20.
Firefighters arrived to find the building fully involved with the fire threatening a nearby camper, pickup truck and a neighbors storage building.
The residents of the house attempted to extinguish the blaze but they could not contain it and had to back away.
Preliminary investigation indicates the fire was caused by a generator being used.
However the exact cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Total damage to the camper, pickup, neighbor’s storage building and the initial fire site was approximately $30,000.
Pettit reports the building where the fire started was owned by Lisa Good of Stanley and was uninsured.
The fire took about 20 minutes to contain with five units responding with 25 firefighters remaining on the scene for a little over an hour.
No injuries were reported with the Page County Sheriff’s Office assisting in the investigation.
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