Suspicious activity reported before fire on Sherrills Ford Road

  • Posted: Friday, January 11, 2013 1:09 a.m.

The fire marshal was called in to investigate after suspicious activity was reported with a fire that started late Thursday night at 7247 Sherrills Ford Road.

A suspicious vehicle was reported leaving the area before the fire was reported around 11:45 p.m.

Crews reported the blaze under control at 12:30 this morning and were using a track hoe to clear the area.

Notice about comments: is pleased to offer readers the ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Full terms and conditions can be read here.

Do not post the following:

  • Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
  • Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
  • Personal attacks, insults or threats.
  • The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
  • Comments unrelated to the story.