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County Fire Department Responds to Equipment Fire

The Henderson County Fire Department extinguished a backhoe fire, Saturday, July 9, 2022. The electrical fire started in the engine compartment, according to Henderson County Fire Department Chief Lynn Murphy.
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Firefighters from Henderson County Fire Department station four responded to a construction equipment fire, Saturday, July 9, 2022 in the Middleburg area.

According to Henderson County Fire Chief Lynn Murphy, a backhoe was heavily damaged by the blaze. The fire was caused by an electrical fire in the engine compartment, according to Chief Murphy.

The backhoe was working in a field near the 1300 block of the Middleburg-Decaturville Road.

For this and other interesting articles, see the July 13th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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