2008-05-29 / Front Page

A close call on the Southside


Quick response from the Washington Fire Department saved the former Southside Motors building from a trash firethat got out of control and into the walls of the building. Fire Chief Alan Poss said that Addison Hallford was burning trash in the front of the building Thursday morning when the firegot out of control, burning the front exterior wall and getting into the interior wall. Fire fighters quickly extinguished the firebefore much more damage was done. Chief Poss declined to estimate damages on the structure. Quick response from the Washington Fire Department saved the former Southside Motors building from a trash firethat got out of control and into the walls of the building. Fire Chief Alan Poss said that Addison Hallford was burning trash in the front of the building Thursday morning when the firegot out of control, burning the front exterior wall and getting into the interior wall. Fire fighters quickly extinguished the firebefore much more damage was done. Chief Poss declined to estimate damages on the structure.

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