Brush fire spreads to vacant mobile home outside of Demorest

Firefighters extinguish a vacant mobile home fire on Bethel Temple Spur Thursday morning. (Habersham County/Rob Moore)

A brush fire Thursday morning got out of control and spread to a vacant mobile. The fire occurred on Bethel Temple Spur off of Habersham Mills Road.

According to a county press release, firefighters were dispatched to 690 Bethel Temple Spur outside of Demorest. The fire occurred at around 9:30 a.m.

“This morning, we had a subject come up to the fire station on Habersham Mills Road advising that he had a brush fire that had gotten out of hand,” said Habersham County Emergency Services Captain Matt Ruark.

Firefighters responded to the scene and found the vacant single-wide mobile home burning. Firefighters had the fire contained within about 30 minutes.

No one was injured in the fire. The mobile home was a total loss.

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