Fire destroys Branham’s Creek home


By Andrea Saddler - asaddler@civitasmedia.com



GRETHEL – The Mud Creek Volunteer Fire Department received a call about a house fire located at Rogers Branch on Braham’s Creek early on Sunday. Firefighters were already at the station and were en route to the fire within 10 minutes of receiving the call.

“When we arrived at the scene, the doublewide belonging to Clifford Mullins was engulfed in flames,” said Mud Creek Volunteer Fire Department Chief Will Parker. “We had two fire trucks from fire station number one located at Grethel and one fire truck from station number two located at Beaver, along with our rescue truck,”

Firefighters battled the blaze for approximately three hours before it was extinguished. The home was a complete loss. Mud Creek Fire Department is operated by volunteers who donate their time to keep the community safe. The station has 24 members on its roll call. Firefighters who battled the fire were Davy Martin, Kenneth Newman, Jeremy Tackett, Jacob Bentley and Kaden Bentley.

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By Andrea Saddler

asaddler@civitasmedia.com

Andrea Saddler is a reporter for The Floyd County Times. She can be reached at asaddler@civitasmedia.com and 606-794-0290.

Andrea Saddler is a reporter for The Floyd County Times. She can be reached at asaddler@civitasmedia.com and 606-794-0290.

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