Fire extinguished on Wilson Street
July 22, 2020
Responding to seven calls within five hours, the Green River Fire Department had a busy day last week.
The calls took place from 3-8 p.m., Wednesday and included a structure fire reported at 4:30 p.m., at 610 Wilson St. According to Larry Erdmann, assistant fire chief, the fire was caused by a plastic cigarette butt container placed next to the trailer. The container melted and due to strong winds, melted onto the deck and the trailer’s vinyl siding. A fire ignited and spread rapidly. Erdmann said the fire spread to the attic space of the trailer.
It took firefighters 10 minutes to contr...