Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services responded to a structure fire yesterday evening at approximately 6:45 at 180 Sequoyah Drive, off Holbrook Campground Road.
Cherokee County 911 received a call that smoke and flames were coming from the structure and an elderly woman was possibly inside. Firefighters arrived minutes later to begin an attack on the fire. Reports later stated that the lady was outside the house and doing OK. Firefighters were able to knock down the fire approximately 20 minutes later.
No injuries were reported and both lanes of Sequoyah Drive were blocked until the operation was complete. The cause of the fire is under investigation.