Bulloch County 911 dispatched Bulloch County Fire department and Statesboro Fire department to a house fire on at 3:17 PM on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 in the Portal area.

The manufactured home was located off of Lake Collins road. The fire was reported by a passerby who saw smoke coming from the home.

When the first firefighters arrived on the scene they reported that the home was heavily involved. The home appeared to be a total loss.

Firefighters were on the scene for several hours. They don’t believe the home was occupied.

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Firefighters battling the house fire

Bulloch County EMS, Portal Police department officers and Bulloch County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene as a precaution.

There were no injuries reported.

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