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Structure fire

Purley volunteer firefighter Wesley Sargent sprays underbrush near the scene of a structure fire on CR 3470Purley volunteer firefighter Wesley Sargent sprays underbrush near the scene of a structure fire on CR 3470 about 1/2 mile from U.S. Hwy. 37 Wednesday, August 8.

Personnel from Mount Vernon, North Franklin, and South Franklin fire departments also responded to the scene. The old structure was not occupied at the time of the fire and firefighters worked to keep the fire from spreading to the surrounding wooded area.