Shed, tools perish in fire

July 11, 1993

A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a 20-by-20-foot wooden shed yesterday afternoon in Woodbine.

William Benoit was doing dishes when he saw flames coming from the shed behind his house at 7211 the shed behind his house at 7211 Woodbine Road shortly before 3 p.m.

Firefighters from Winfield, Lisbon and Mount Airy responded to the call.

No injuries were reported.

The shed and its contents, mostly tools and two wood stoves, were destroyed.

Mr. Benoit said he did not know what caused the fire in the shed, which is wired for electricity.

Winfield Fire Chief Tim Warner said the county fire marshal would investigate.

Mr. Benoit is a landscape architect, and his landscaping tools were in the shed. A lawn tractor was parked outside the shed when the fire occurred.

A damage estimate was not given.

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