Firefighters enter the house at 184 Bradwell-Laster Road in Climax, after it was badly damaged in a fire late Thursday morning.|Justin Schuver
Firefighters enter the house at 184 Bradwell-Laster Road in Climax, after it was badly damaged in a fire late Thursday morning.
Photo by: Justin Schuver
 

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Fire burns Climax home

Published 1:12pm Thursday, June 13, 2013

A home in Climax was badly damaged in a fire late Thursday morning.

Grace Cooper, the owner of the single-story house at 184 Bradwell-Laster Road in Climax, said that her two daughters were able to get out of the house safely. Cooper said that she and her other six children were at Cooper’s cellular phone business in Climax when they received word of the fire.

“I’m happy that nobody was hurt, but it’s hard because me and my kids need a place to live,” she said.

Cooper said she had recently purchased several new high-ticket items, including a computer, but they were lost in the fire.

Dispatchers first called out the fire at about 11 a.m. Among the agencies who responded were Decatur County Fire and Rescue, the Climax Police Department, the Bainbridge State College Police Department, and the volunteer fire departments from Climax, Attapulgus, Black Jack, Fowlstown, Mt. Pleasant and Whigham. Decatur County EMS was also called to the scene.

More information about the fire was not immediately available. Check this website and the Saturday, June 15, edition of The Post-Searchlight for additional coverage.

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