Structure Fire in Walnut Hill; Power Lines Spark Brush Fire In Molino

May 31, 2019

Firefighters responded to a brush fire in Molino and structure fire in Walnut Hill Thursday afternoon.

Highway 97 Brush Fire

Just before 4 p.m., Escambia Fire Rescue responded to a power line down on Highway 97 near Pilgrim Trail. The live power line sparked a brush fire, and prevent firefighters from putting out the blaze until it was deenergized.

Gulf Power reported about 260 customers without power in the area. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office also assisted by directing traffic.

Highway 97 Structure Fire

Firefighters were dispatched to a reported structure fire about 6 p.m Thursday in the 7900 block of Highway 97, just north of the Walnut Hill Fire Station. The fire was reportedly burning in the insulation under the home.

Information on the cause of the fire was not immediately available. No major damage was reported, and there were no injuries.

Pictured: Firefighters responded to a reported structure fire on Highway 97 in Walnut Hill about 6 p.m. Thursday. photos, click to enlarge.


One Response to “Structure Fire in Walnut Hill; Power Lines Spark Brush Fire In Molino”

  1. barbara on June 2nd, 2019 9:42 pm

    wow,Thumbs up to such a clean Fire Truck.That is not easy and involves a lot of work,so Kudos ….keeping the truck so clean and shiny……….

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