Fire destroys shed on South Road April 7

Published 10:22 am Tuesday, April 11, 2023

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A shed was destroyed by fire next to a residence on South Road on April 7, according to the Atmore Fire Department.

Chief Ronald Peebles said the department was called to the scene at 1:13 p.m., and the fire was fully involved.

Peebles said he believes there were five butane bottles inside the shed. The bottles are used for gas grills.

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“It was totally destroyed,” Peebles said about the shed.

Peebles said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.