Fire destroys rural home

MT. OLIVE (Sept. 7, 2017) – At approximately 10 p.m., Sept. 4, members of the Unit 7 Fire District were dispatched to a house fire at 19713 Washer Road, Mt. Olive, just east of Lake Edwards.

Fire crews arrived at the scene to find the house fully engulfed in flames. No one was home at the time of the fire. The homeowners, Noam and Diane Gibson, arrived shortly after firefighters. They were notified of the fire by N. Gibson’s mother who lives nearby and reported the blaze.

The home was destroyed and the cause of the fire is unknown. No injuries were reported.

When firefighters arrived on the scene late Monday, the home was fully engulfed in flames.