Stories tagged with: Dresden house fire

January 21, 2013 - 4:15pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

Two Dresden police officers are credited with saving the lives of two people in a burning home.

Dresden Fire Department Assistant Chief Harold Wolford says officers Brandon Hardesty and Curt Rogers were on patrol just after 3 AM and noticed a house on fire at 25 West 6th Street. The two police officers were able to help William Ripple and his wife from their burning home and then called the fire department. According to Ripple's son, Robert, when the police notified his parents of the...

May 13, 2012 - 7:18pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

A Dresden family is learning to cope after a fire destroyed their home Friday evening...

Chris and Anne House, along with their two children, were renting the home at 21 East 6th Street in Dresden. Crews were called to the scene after Chris detected fire coming from the basement.

"As a family, we've trained for disaster. We had bags by the door, that are supposed to have food, water, in case of natural disasters, tornadoes, you know, that kind of stuff they tell you to...

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