Volume 52, Number 40

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 1, 2015

Two Families lose homes to fire

Two Families lose homes to fireTwo families have lost their homes within 24 hours due to fire, suspected to have begun by wood stoves.
Pictured above, the home of Jerry and Clara Corya, on Moodyville Road, was completely destroyed Nov. 15th around 2 p.m. The Corya family is long-time members of the Pickett County Volunteer Fire Department. Jerry Allen Corya is pictured at center watching fellow firefighters battle the blaze at his family’s home.
Pictured below is the home of Steve and Angela Parker, located on Moles Lane, caught fire at 2 a.m. Nov. 16th and was also a complete loss.
Anyone that would wish to donate to these families who were devastated by these fires may do so by calling Jerry Corya at 319-0695 and Steve Parker at 644-3912.


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