Fire caused by propane heater damages home in Nickelsville

Photo credit: Jeff Brickey

A fire caused by a small propane heater caused moderate damage to a mobile home in Nickelsville Wednesday morning.

According to Jeff Brickey with Scott County Emergency Management, a fire call came in at 9:43 a.m. to a home on Squirrel Haven Drive. The man said he left a small propane heater on when he left. When he returned, smoke was coming from the home.

Volunteer fire departments from Nickelsville and Gate City responded.

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