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Cherokee County Firefighters Keep Fire From Spreading at Home in the Macedonia Community

Cherokee County Firefighters responded to the call around 4:45 this afternoon.
Cherokee County Firefighters responded to the call around 4:45 this afternoon. (click image for slideshow)
September 2, 2015 | Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to a fire at 816 Cotton Wood Drive, in the Hampton Station subdivision, in the Macedonia Community at approximately 4:45 this afternoon. According to Loren Magen, one of the homeowners, the smoke alarm went off and she went upstairs to find the fire in the front bedroom of the two-story house. The homeowner attempted to extinguish the fire and was unsuccessful. ... (read complete story)

Firefighters check the room for hot spots.
Firefighters check the room for hot spots.
Both lanes of Cotton Wood Drive were blocked due to the fire.
Both lanes of Cotton Wood Drive were blocked due to the fire.
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