Fire in 1920s SC home fought by 21 firefighters

{gallery}/08_03_10/fire{/gallery}        Jackson County Fire District #4 Shady Cove Station and Lost Creek Lake Station -Jackson County Fire District #3 Dodge Bridge Station and Eagle Point Station, Prospect Fire Department responded to a fire in the 100 block of Penny Lane in Shady Cove just after 2 a.m. July 27.  The response included five fire engines, one water tender, Jackson County Sheriff’s office, one  deputy and 21 fire personnel. 

Residents were awakened by the next door neighbor who alerted them of the fire. On arrival they found large amount fire on the back deck and back of the house. The firefighters found the fire had extended to the attic and into a single room on the second floor.

The cause is under investigation but  is not considered suspicious.  The estimate of damage to the house and belongings possibly $175,000. The fire destroyed the most of the back of the house and roof and belongings.    Mark Rainey and his wife and child reside in the home, which was originally built in the 1920s.

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