A lack of available water stymied firefighters after a report of a residence fire in the 3000 block of Lower Patton Road in Martinsville, Sunday, January 29, 2023. The fire was extinguished after two hours.
Here is the text of a post from the City of Martinsville Fire Department’s Facebook page:
9:50 P.M.- Morgan County Public Safety Dispatch received a call of a residence fire in the 3000 block of Lower Patton Park Road. Gregg Township Fire Department arrived on scene reporting a ”working – defensive fire”. It took the combined efforts of Paragon Volunteer Fire Company, Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department – Station 42, Monroe Twp Fire District, A&A Fire Department, Green Township Fire Rescue , Washington Twp Fire Department and MFD approximately two hours to control the fire due to the lack of available water. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office – Indiana