One person was home at the time. Firefighters were uncertain of the owner’s name or who was living in it.
Firefighters dispatched about 6:30 a.m. found the back side of the one floor frame house fully involved in smoke and flames. The fire was brought under control in about a half-hour. The back two rooms of the house suffered the most fire damage, but the ret of the structure suffered severe smoke and water damage.
Firefighters returned to station about 8:30 a.m.
In other news from the Ripley volunteer Fire Department:
--Ripley Rescue Squad members were dispatched to a car-truck wreck in Blue Mountain Monday night. They used power equipment to extricate two people from the wreckage. For more details of the crash, see related story elsewhere on tippah360.
-- Ripley firefighters were dispatched to B&B Bedding on Highway 15 South about midday Monday to douse a fire in a mulch pile. The blaze was extinguished without problem.