Fire department saves houses from fire

Debris fire spreads; the quick response saves two houses

The quick response of the Flomaton Fire Department is credited for saving two homes after a debris-burning fire got out of hand Friday afternoon.

Flomaton received a 911 call at 1:38 p.m. Friday of a house fire at 570 Beasley Dixon Road and Flomaton firemen arrived on the scene at 1:42 p.m.

Flomaton Fire Chief Steve Stanton, who was out of town, said the firemen did what they were trained to do and prevented the flames from engulfing a house and a mobile home. Firefighters from Flomaton, Century and Lambeth responded and were able to contained the fire.

Stanton said the house and the mobile ho...

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