April 20th, 2020 – 9:45 AM
WEIS Radio –
Cedar Bluff, Gaylesville, Centre and Broomtown Firefighters were called to the scene of a structure fire at a residence on Railroad Avenue near Cedar Bluff School just before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday night.
The mobile home and an out building were heavily engulfed in flames as fire crews arrived on the scene. One occupant of the home was taken from the scene to a nearby landing zone and was airlifted to a trauma center in Birmingham after suffering burns in the fire. One other person was also injured but went by personal vehicle to the hospital.
Cedar Bluff and Centre Police also responded in addition to Cherokee County EMA officials, Floyd EMS and Cherokee Electric crews.
The cause of the fire is not known at this time, fire investigators were called to the scene.