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Historic Epsie Store burns

 

January 28, 2021

The remains of the Epsie Store, longtime landmark on Hwy 212 west of Broadus, went up in flames last week. Even in the middle of the blaze, the chimney still worked as designed, as evidenced by the smoke issuing forth from the top of the chimney. (Photo courtesy Gene Gatlin)

Drivers on Highway 212 were treated to an impromptu warming fire last Wednesday shortly after 5 PM, as the historic Epsie Store burned to the ground.

Following investigation by Broadus Volunteer Fire Chief Raymond Ragsdale and Sheriff Thumper Dra...



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