Firemen and Tankers from Livingston at 4321 US-146 South
Fire Heavily Damages House, LIVINGSTON, May 3, 2011 - Shortly after 6 pm on May 3, 2011, a house fire was reported. Firemen with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department arrived at 4321 US-146 South to find heavy smoke billowing from the residence. The home is owned by Brandy Vickery of Livingston. Vickery resides in the home with his wife and 2 small children. Soon more firemen from Scenic Loop and Onalaska arrived to assist in extinguishing the fire that was spreading into the inner ceiling. Firemen had to cut a hole in the roof to get to the fire. Deputy Monty Lee with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to do a preliminary investigation. Firemen had the fire extinguished shortly after 7 pm. Fortunately, nobody was injured. Vickery did have insurance. Polk County Fire Marshal, Jay Barbee will conduct a full investigation.
Special thank you: Willie A. Openshaw, Ken from Ken's Towing, Stash Anderson
Footage from the scene
Heavy smoke billows from the house shortly after 6 pm.
Livingston Fire Chief Corky Cochran uses his radio to coordinate an attack on the fire.
Firemen climbed onto the roof to make a hole in order to get to the fire.
Foam is shot up from inside the house and like a geyser, erupts through the roof.
This sofa was burned down to a charred frame.
(L - R) Deputy Monty Lee, Livingston Fire Marshal, Mark Taylor, Livingston Police Chief, Dennis Clifton
The house was heavily damaged by fire, smoke and water.
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