Fire Damages Structure In Barth

August 31, 2022

The cause of a structure fire in the Barth community is under investigation.

A passerby on Barth Road reported seeing flames coming from the building about a half mile off Highway 29 about midnight Tuesday. Firefighters arrived to find a working fire that took about 40 minutes to completely extinguish.

There was no one present at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries reported. Escambia County Fire Rescue reported the building was being used a commercial structure. The building was a total loss.

The Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office was called to investigate the cause of the blaze. stock photo, click to enlarge.


2 Responses to “Fire Damages Structure In Barth”

  1. Lee on September 1st, 2022 2:17 pm

    The article states this building was being used as a commercial structure. Was it operating as a legitimate. licensed business?

  2. Lee on September 1st, 2022 1:50 pm

    A commercial structure? Seems they would have to meet some kind of safety standards. How was this place allowed to operate?

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