Fire spreads to attic area of Walker Road house
A fire of suspicious nature destroyed the former Harvey and Jessie Hicks
place on Walker Road, about one mile from State Route 16 near Chloe.
The inside of the structure was destroyed, in addition to an adjacent
House was burning when discovered at 11 p.m.
About six pumpers and tankers responded to scene
The dwelling had apparently been on fire for a while before firemen were
summoned at 11 p.m. Wednesday night. "It was a really hot fire," said a
State Police were notified that a possible "fire bomb" could have started the
The one story dwelling was owned by Glenna Jarvis, and occupied by Jamie
Jarvis and Roger Jones. No one was present when firemen arrived. It was a
near total loss, although firemen quickly brought the blaze under control.
The Upper West Fork and Arnoldsburg VFD's dispatched nearly all their
equipment to the fire, with about twenty firemen.
The departments returned to the scene on a rekindle of the heavily damaged structure at 8:15 a.m. Thursday.
Firemen enter front of dwelling
Arnoldsburg fireman helps douse blaze