Published: June 19, 2019


A LATE TUESDAY EVENING FIRE DESTROYED A NORTH LAWRENCE COUNTY PROPERTY.  THE BLAZE WAS REPORTED AROUND 7 AT AN ABANDONED HOUSE TRAILER JUST OFF HIGHWAY 43 IN ETHRIDGE.  MEMBERS OF THE ETHRIDGE, HENRYVILLE, CRAWFISH VALLEY, AND SUMMERTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED HOWEVER THE PROPERTY WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN FIRE WHEN CREWS ARRIVED. LAWRENCE COUNTY EMS, BOX 50 RESPONDER SERVICES UNIT, AND THE ETHRIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT ASSISTED AT THE SCENE.  THE INCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.