NAFD responds to reports of smoke, but no fire found

NEMiss.News NAFD searching for smoke source
Firemen walked around the northside neighborhood searching for fire, but found none.
October 5th, 2022     Featured News General News


New Albany firemen responded about 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 5, to a report of smoke in the historic north side of town, but could find no fire.

Someone reported to the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) smelling smoke in a house at 513 Madison St. However, NAFD Chief Mark Whiteside said firemen searched the house thoroughly with the homeowner, but could find no fire.

There was a distinct odor of smoke in the air in the neighborhood. Firemen walked the area, but could find no fire.
Others also reported a faint scent of smoke as far east as the New Albany post office during the same early evening time.

Whiteside reminded residents that there has been little rain in recent weeks, so they should be alert to the hazard of fire.

How little rain has there been?:


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