By Sam Poe
Friday, August 29, 2014 | 6:08 AM
A string of late night fires kept Haleyville firemen out until the early morning hours Friday. The first call began at 10:15 p.m. and was a fully involved house fire in the vacant home next door to Banks BBQ. In order to battle the blaze, State Highway 195 was shut down for several hours. Both Haleyville and Pebble firemen responded to the scene to extinguish the fire and protect Banks BBQ, but the house was heavily damaged. The cause of this fire is unknown at this time.
The second call came only minutes after the first when an overloaded outlet began sparking in a home in Meadowlark Circle. Haleyville firemen were able to secure that scene with no significant damage to the home.
And finally, the Haleyville Fire Department responded to a dumpster fire at KITH Kitchens in the North Industrial Park. Haleyville firemen quickly extinguished that fire with no damage to the plant. The firemen were able to complete all calls around 2 a.m. Friday morning.