On Saturday, August 9, 2014, at 5:16am, the Galax Fire Department responded to 408 Mockingbird Lane in the Oldtown Community for a structure fire. Callers reported flames showing. When the fire officer in charge arrived on scene, he advised that the fire appeared to be out. When Engine 2 arrived, an attack line was pulled. Occupants were out of the residence, but firefighters did rescue the owners dog. Firefighters used a smoke ejector for ventilation and performed minor overhaul. The residence was owned by Conley Kyle. The residence received moderate fire and smoke damage. The American Red Cross is assisting the family. The fire department remained on scene for less than an hour. Galax Police Department assisted at the scene.