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August 19, 2019

Fire in Savannah Community; One Dead

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was requested to respond to a house fire at 539 Enchanted Forest Drive, Sylva, North Carolina in the Savannah Community of Jackson County on February 21, 2016 at approximately 7:30 am.  Fire personnel  requested deputies to respond to the scene after determining there was a body located inside of residence.   The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations was also summonsed to assist to help determine the cause and origin of the fire.  An autopsy is scheduled to positively identify the victim of the fire, therefore the name of the person is not being released at this time.  The investigation into the fire is continuing, but foul play is not suspected.


Update: The victim has been identified as Larry Holland. No more details have been released at present. WRGC will keep you updated.


About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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