On Wednesday January 24th at 4:16p.m. units from Mt. Airy and surrounding fire departments were alerted for a reported house fire in the 5900 Block of Cabbage Spring Road. While responding the to scene Chief 1 could see a large column of smoke and requested the Rapid Intervention Dispatch and Tanker Task Force. Units arrived to heavy fire showing from the second floor and roof of a large 2 1/2 story single family home. Shortly after arrival command requested a 2nd Alarm. Crews remained on the scene for several hours extinguishing the fire and putting out hot spots. The house was a total loss and the fire is being investigated by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
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