At 3:43 am the Lawrence County Dispatch was notified by a Strawberry firefighter of a structure fire on Hwy 230 about a mile outside town. The firefighter had been notified by hunters in the area that saw the blaze.


Dispatch paged the Strawberry Fire Department to the fire, firemen arriving on scene immediately requested the assistance of the Lynn Fire Department and at 3:51 am the Lynn Fire Department was paged. Firefighters battled the blaze until 4:24 am when the Saffell Fire Department was requested for additional water.


According to reports the house located at 1324 Hwy 230 was a total loss. No injuries were reported, Strawberry Fire Department was on scene until 7:45 am. No word as to the cause of the early morning fire.