On Tuesday, September 11th, at 9:43am the Galax Fire Department was requested for mutual aid assistance by Independence Fire for a working structure fire. Independence originally received a call for a brush fire at 1153 N Independence Avenue. When they arrived, they discovered a double wide trailer on fire. The home was difficult to access from the roadway. Galax responded with Engine 2 and Tanker 10. Units remained on scene until approximately 12:30pm. Also assisting were crews from Independence Rescue and Elk Creek Fire. The home belonging to Lewis and Lisa Osborne sustained heavy damage.