The Clanton Fire Department found no evidence of a fire at Southern Valley Pawn on Saturday night after a passerby reported seeing smoke coming from the building.
The Clanton Fire Department found no evidence of a fire at Southern Valley Pawn on Saturday night after a passerby reported seeing smoke coming from the building.

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No fire found at Clanton store after reports of smoke

Published 9:12am Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Although an incident involving smoke at Southern Valley Pawn on June 29 turned out to be nothing, the Clanton Fire Department wants to remind everyone to call 911 if they see smoke.

On June 29 at 9:20 p.m., the Clanton Fire Department was dispatched to Southern Valley Pawn at 701 Second Ave. N., on a report from a passerby of smoke coming from the building.

Upon CFD’s arrival, they did not find any smoke. For precautionary measures, the CFD checked the entire interior and exterior of the building and found no fire.

“We were extremely fortunate that there was no fire,” Clanton Fire Chief David Driver said in a release. “We urge everyone to call 911 even if they are not sure if there is a fire, it is always better to be safe than sorry.”

The CFD was on scene for about 30 minutes.

 

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