Commercial firewood building catches fire in Green Creek

Published 12:16 pm Friday, June 17, 2022

90% loss due to fire at Green River Forest Products and Services


GREEK CREEK––Around 7:10 a.m. on Friday, Greek Creek Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a fire at a commercial structure on Calton Hill Road, just off Coxe Road.

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Green River Forest Products and Services suffered a 90% loss of a storage building where they kept firewood to sell.

According to officials at Green Creek Fire and Rescue, the fire began the night before and was kindled once someone opened the door to the building that morning.

Officials say the storage building experienced a 90% loss to fire damage, but the backside of the building was fine. No injuries were reported, and officials are unsure how the fire began.

Also on scene were Columbus Fire Department, Mill Spring Fire Department, Rutherfordton Fire Department, and Polk County EMS.