Home Destroyed, Man Saved After Fires
Last updated 2/27/2012 at 1:04pm
A home was lost and a man narrowly escaped after local firefighters tackled two fires last week.
A quick response by the Lake Toxaway Fire Department to a 911 call last Wednesday was not enough to save a Sapphire house on Ivy Lane off Bearwallow Road, according to Assistant Chief Bobby Cooper.
Firefighters arrived three minutes after they were dis-patched, but by that point it was already too late to save much of the rental house that was the home of a Sapphire man, his mother and the man’s two children.
Cooper said that just before 1 p.m. a neighbor called the renter, who was not home,...