House Fire Claims A Life; Community In Mourning

By Staff, 01/15/17 8:03 AM

SPRING HILL – A house fire on Hempstead 11 late Saturday claimed the life of the homeowner and has left the community in mourning.

Peggy Powell, 66, of Spring Hill, was unable to escape the fire that left her home a total loss. Peggy was the long-time owner of Peggy’s Hair Salon in Hope.

At this time there is no word on the cause of the fire. A granddaughter and her child who lived in the home were not present during the time of the fire, lost everything. Several clothing drives are being organized to help them. will update this article if and when more information becomes available.


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