An electrical short in wall outlet deemed cause of fire

FLORENCE–Fire investigators tell ShoalsInsider.com the cause of yesterdays flame that leveled a Florence law firm was caused by a short in an electrical outlet.

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Historic Law Firm Burns in Downtown Florence

FLORENCE–Firefighters and emergency crews are on the scene of a fully involved structure fire in downtown Florence.

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History of the Florence Fire Department

 

Florence Fire Department

By Jeremy Britten of Shoals History.

 

Florence Fire Department was founded on April 25, 1828 as a volunteer fire company made up of every male in Florence between the ages of 18 and 50. It decreed that each house must have its own ladder and its own leather bucket […]