According to Chief Chad Letterle, Lincoln Rural responded to
the fire with mutual aid from the city of Lincoln, Atlanta, Beason
Letterle said the fire had started in the attic of
the home. The city fire department from Lincoln was first on the
scene and made entry into the home, with Lincoln Rural following
As the blaze progressed, Letterle said the roof was ablaze and
posing a danger to firefighters, so they were pulled out of the
interior of the home and worked to control and knock out the blaze
from the outside.
Firefighters stayed on the scene until 1:30 Friday morning. When
they pulled out the full crews, they left one vehicle and two
firefighters on hand to watch for hot spots.
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Letterle said the occupants of the home were out of town at the time
of the blaze.
There were no injuries reported as a result of this fire.
Assistant Chief Nick Hanson is in charge of investigation of the
fire, and at this time the cause is undetermined.