House Destroyed by Fire

An early afternoon fire Monday destroyed a local home.

It happened about 12:00 at a residence on Old Eighth Street Road.

When firefighters arrived, heavy flames were showing.

Several departments responded to the fire, including Collinsville, Bailey and Lost Gap, but
firefighters were not able to extinguish it before it was a total loss.

Investigators say no one was at home at the time of the fire.