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Fire destroys home, but no one is injured
by Debbie Lurie-Smith
Nov 08, 2012 | 1432 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
James Brinson (front) watches as firefighters battle to save his home on Sand Creek Trail last week.
James Brinson (front) watches as firefighters battle to save his home on Sand Creek Trail last week.
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The cause of a fire that destroyed a Jones County home last week was determined to be a lamp used to keep the family dog warm at night.

A press release about the Oct. 31 blaze from Jones County Fire Chief Don Graham stated that Jones County Fire and Rescue volunteers responded to a fire call on Sand Creek Trail at 9:50 a.m.

Graham said firemen arrived to find the single-story dwelling with heavy fire conditions on the roofline.

“Firefighters engaged in an aggressive attack on the blaze for more than 50 minutes,” he said. 

The chief said homeowners James Brinson, his wife, and child were not at home when the fire broke out. 

“The dwelling was a complete loss. The origin and cause of the blaze was clearly determined to be that of a heating lamp on the outside of the dwelling,” he said.

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