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Volunteers Save Trailer, Contents Total Loss


November 2, 2017

Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

Volunteers saved the trailer that caught fire just west of Clearwater Junction Oct. 24. While no one was injured, everything inside was heavily smoke and water damaged.

GREENOUGH – Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 Greenough Potomac Volunteer Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire just west of Clearwater Junction. While volunteer firefighters saved the trailer located near the entrance of Camp Utmost, everything in it was lost either to smoke, heat or water damage.

Culligan Water employees traveling Highway 200 called in the fire.

"Luckily they realized that this wasn't just wood chimney smoke, that it was smoke coming out of the eves," said GPVFD Fire Chief Ryan Hall.

Units that arrived first found light smoke showing from the exterio...

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