SMITHVILLE – Since Saturday firefighters have responded to three fires at the same residence in Smithville.
For the third time since Saturday firemen responded to a reported fire at a Smithville residence Tuesday morning. Fire officials said it was unusual and the cause of the fires are under investigation.
Over the last few days crews have extinguished three structure fires – a garage fire, a barn fire, and a house fire, all at the same property at 993 County Road 3, in Smithville.
According to fire officials, at about 2:10 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, emergency responders responded to a small garage fire.
Responders extinguished the fire and 35 minutes later began "...an extensive overhaul," searching for any remaining flames or hot spots in the building.