House extensively damaged from fire

Fourth fire since Feb. 6
Feb. 16, 2013 @ 10:41 AM

A home on Sullivan Road suffered extensive damage from a Thursday night fire.
According to Davidson County Fire Marshal Brad Needham, Fair Grove Fire Department responded to 2160 Sullivan Road at approximately 8:15 p.m. Thursday and found a home engulfed in flames. Fair Grove firefighters, with help from Pilot and Holly Grove fire departments contained the blaze, but not before it caused major damage to house.
“When firefighters arrived the house was fully involved,” Needham said. “It’s more than likely a total loss.”
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire, which is the fourth in Thomasville since Feb. 6.
An unnamed woman, who said she and her husband owned the house, was at the scene Friday morning said her husband had been doing some work at the house. She thinks the fire may have started at the furnace.
“He turned on a furnace evidently, and the furnace must have (started the fire)," the stunned woman said. "They said somebody came by and saw [fire] shooting out the windows. My brother-in-law usually stays here, but he wasn't here last night. Thank God."
No one was injured in the fire, Needham said.

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