[The Brazil Times nameplate] Fair ~ 73°F  
High: 86°F ~ Low: 65°F
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Fire causes smoke, water damage to area residence

Thursday, December 16, 2010

(Photo)
While emergency crews put out a house fire located at 2558 West State Road 340, Brazil, a portion of the roadway was closed to traffic. [Order this photo]
A Brazil home received heavy smoke and water damage during a fire Thursday afternoon.

According to officials, members of Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department, with assistance from Brazil City Police Department, Clay County Search and Rescue and the Clay County Sheriff's Department responded to the report of a house fire at 2558 West State Road 340, Brazil, shortly after 1 p.m.

Initial reports were that four juveniles were inside the home when the fire was detected. However, officials confirmed they were able to get out safely and no injuries were reported during the incident.

The fire, which was located on the second floor in a bedroom and attic area, caused heavy smoke and water damage during the two hours firefighters worked to put out the fire at the scene.

Officials confirmed the American Red Cross has been contacted to help the family living at the rental property.


Comments
Note: The nature of the Internet makes it impractical for our staff to review every comment. If you feel that a comment is offensive, please Login or Create an account first, and then you will be able to flag a comment as objectionable. Please also note that those who post comments on thebraziltimes.com may do so using a screen name, which may or may not reflect a website user's actual name. Readers should be careful not to assign comments to real people who may have names similar to screen names. Refrain from obscenity in your comments, and to keep discussions civil, don't say anything in a way your grandmother would be ashamed to read.

When did Posey Township get a red fire truck??

-- Posted by HooFhearted on Thu, Dec 16, 2010, at 11:42 PM

It is a Brazil fire truck Posey was assisted by Brazil Fire Department and Dick Johnson Fire Department that were not reported in the article.

-- Posted by agar on Fri, Dec 17, 2010, at 3:57 AM


Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration. If you already have an account on this site, enter your username and password below. Otherwise, click here to register.

Username:

Password:  (Forgot your password?)

Your comments:
Please be respectful of others and try to stay on topic.