[UPDATE 10:51 a.m.]Explosion and Fire in Multiple Structures Near Swain’s Flat
One structure spewing smoke and flames. [All photos by Matthew Waxler]
Multiple emergency vehicles are responding to an explosion and fire in multiple structures in the Swain’s Flat area in the 2000 block of Hwy 36, according to the scanner. Dispatch is calling for mutual aid from various fire departments in the area.
According to Matthew Waxler, a local on the scene as of 10:19 a.m., no fire crews have arrived on scene at this time.
UPDATE 10:30 a.m.: “One small shed on the ground,” reports the first on the scene. And one larger shed is also on fire.
UPDATE 10:51 a.m.: An ambulance has been requested. It is needed for a patient.