Firefighters battle blaze that spread to multiple outbuildings

Updated: Feb 7

FRANKLIN COUNTY – Firefighters in Franklin County battled a blaze that spread to multiple outbuildings on Tuesday.

Residents in the 300 block of Murray Knob Road reported hearing an explosion before the fire broke out.

Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully involved storage building in flames.

The blaze spread to other outbuildings and a woodshed.

Firefighters from Boones Mill, Rocky Mount, Callaway and Roanoke County were able to prevent the fire from spreading to a home and garage that were adjacent to the sheds.

Franklin County Public Safety also assisted on scene.

No one was reported hurt.


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