Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Home was saved but barn and contents totally destroyed in Longbranch Road fire


February 10, 2022

Graham Kilsby

A family home on the 500 block of Longbranch Road in Lewis County was saved this last week, but sadly the barn next door to the home containing the owners trucks, mowers and other equipment was totally destroyed including all the content.

The owner, W.J. Spencer, in a report to Fire Chief Steve Vineyard stated that he had a heater on in the shop and shut it off. He further stated that he pulled a truck inside, then went to work outside for 30-45 minutes, then saw flames coming from the workshop.

A heavy fuel load and ammunition were inside. Fire damage prevented a determination of the cau...

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