Small Fire at Russell Stover Candies

Russell Stover 2A small fire was reported early Tuesday morning at Russell Stover Candies store in Manchester. Manchester Fire Chief George Chambers says the fire was isolated to a light fixture and an area underneath the awning of the store on the Hillsboro Blvd. Firefighters responded and determined where the fire was and extinguished it. Firemen then looked thru the store and roof area for any fire extension and did not find any. Chambers added that there was minimum damage done, isolated to the awning area outside the store. Russell Stover 3
Chambers commended the Manchester Police Department for doing a great job of isolating the area in front of the store so that firemen could deploy their hose lines and vehicles.
Coffee County EMS responded and stood by in case any of the firefighters needed any assistance.
The store opened for regular hours on Tuesday.