Incident Scenes Cleared in Forsyth, Stone County

thumb_c91858e826315f3Update 6 p.m.

Malfunctioning equipment is the cause of a fire alarm Monday evening at the Forsyth Nursing Home on Coy Boulevard.

Billy Rader is public information officer for the Forsyth Fire Department…

Crews responded at approximately 4 p.m. Monday. Firefighters from Central Taney County and Western Taney County assisted in the response.

Southern Stone County Fire Protection District remains on high alert following a string of arson fires last week in the Reeds Spring area. Crews were called Monday afternoon to a residence on Lake Vista Lane. Public Information Officer Eric Nielsen…

Nielsen says a full structure response was initiated, with the response reduced after the first crews arrived and determined there was not an active fire in the building.

(original story)

4:30 p.m.

A busy afternoon for area fire departments as crews are called to 2 different structure fires since 3 p.m.

Southern Stone County Fire Protection District responded to Lake Vista Lane at approximately 3:30 p.m. A full structure response was dispatched, with the response reduced at approximately 4 p.m.

Western Taney County Fire Protection District responded to the Forsyth Nursing Home on Coy Boulevard at 4 p.m. on a mutual aid call with the Forsyth Fire Department. That response was reduced about 20 minutes later, with crews remaining on scene at this hour.

No word yet on the extent of damage at either location. will update the story as information becomes available.


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