Breaking: Fire in downtown Brantley

Published 1:19 pm Monday, September 12, 2011

Brantley volunteer firemen look on as the building smolders.

Firemen responded to a fire in a downtown Brantley building shortly after 11:15 a.m. this morning.

The building, which was adjacent to New Life Center church, was abandoned and in a state of disrepair.

“We’re glad all the firemen were able to keep it from spreading to the adjacent buildings,” said mayor Bernie Sullivan.

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Firemen from Brantley, Luverne and Spring Hill responded to the fire.

The cause is unknown and still under investigation.