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Crews battle fire at 102-year-old hardware and lumber store in Scottsburg

Crews battle fire at 102-year-old hardware and lumber store in Scottsburg

SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (WAVE) – Fireplace crews have been despatched to extinguish blazes coming from a prolonged-functioning hardware and lumber retailer on Wednesday night.

Pics and films of the hearth have been captured by witnesses at the Vail Legitimate Value Lumber Co. on South Railroad Avenue, off of McClain Avenue, all around 11 p.m. on Wednesday.

Captain Eric Jones with Scottsburg Fireplace and Rescue claimed the division arrived on scene and discovered heavy fire coming from the roof of the setting up. Scottsburg Fireplace Chief James Richey mentioned there was not significantly they could do.

“Once it’s by means of the roof, you are chasing your tail at that place,” reported Richey.

Crews battle fire at 102-year-old hardware and lumber store in Scottsburg
Daylight unveiled the extent of the destruction to Vail True Value Lumber Co. on South Railroad Street in Scottsburg, Indiana, pursuing a fire late on March 30, 2022.(Supply: John Watson, WAVE News)

Fire crews shifted emphasis to containment.

“Once we saw the extent of the fireplace via the roof on this construction, we understood it was heading to be difficult to conserve it,” Richey explained, “so our primary concentration was to try out to conserve the historic sq. which is less than 10 ft absent from the other side.”

Richey said with guidance from several other hearth departments, crews ended up in a position to extinguish the flames without having any supplemental fireplace harm to the construction or neighboring buildings.

No accidents were being claimed in the incident.

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