View from Route 16 down Sinking Springs Road
Grantsville and Arnoldsburg Firemen
A fire which reportedly started around a heater destroyed two mobile homes on Sinking
Springs Road at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Homeless are Linda Sampson, who lived in the residence where the fire started, and
Geraldine Little and her two sons, who lived in an adjacent residence. The structures were
separated by a few feet.
Both were declared total losses.
Some of the occupants were present when the fire started, and all escaped without injury
from the rapidly spreading flames.
Fire started in Sampson mobile home
Little mobile home (left) and Sampson
Fire quickly spreads to mobile home
owned by Little
Grantsville and Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Departments responded quickly, and were able
to hook to a fire hydrant along Route 16.
Calhoun EMS also went to the scene.