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Fire Damages Home on Farmington Drive

Firefighters arrive on scene to find smoke coming from the structure.
Firefighters arrive on scene to find smoke coming from the structure. (click image for slideshow)
June 18, 2018 | Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a fire call this morning, shortly after 9:30, at 153 Farmington Drive just off Arnold Mill Road. Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the two story wooden structure. According to firefighters on scene, the fire appeared to be coming from the garage area underneath the home. ... (read complete story)

Numerous units responded to the fire scene.
Numerous units responded to the fire scene.
Shift Commander, Ryan McElwee (left), speaks with Battalion Chief, Kevin Lanier.
Shift Commander, Ryan McElwee (left), speaks with Battalion Chief, Kevin Lanier.
Firefighters were dispatched to the scene shortly after 9:30 this morning.
Firefighters were dispatched to the scene shortly after 9:30 this morning.
Firefighters begin to exit the structure after extinguishing the fire.
Firefighters begin to exit the structure after extinguishing the fire.
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