At 10:41am London Fire units were Dispatched to Larkey HVAC on North Mill Street due to a structure fire. Upon arrival, smoke was coming from the attic area and London Fire had the Laurel County Fire Department and East Bernstadt Fire & Rescue paged out for mutual aid. Bush Fire Department responded on stand-by at the station to assist with further incoming calls. London Police shut down access to a portion of the roadway.
Fire units cleared all personnel from within the building, then began knocking down the fire without incident. Assisting on-scene also included Laurel Co. Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management, London-Laurel Rescue Squad, and Ambulance Inc. of Laurel Co. Units cleared the scene at approximately 3:23pm and the roadway has reopened. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and is under investigation.
The London Fire Department would like to express our gratitude for the quick response in mutual aid and assistance. We are thankful to work in a community where we all work together as a team to accomplish the goal of saving lives and preserving property.