On January 24, 2015, at 7:37pm, the Galax Fire Department was dispatched to assist Hillsville Fire Department on a structure fire at the Magnolia Manufacturing Company (265 Advanced Technology Drive). Galax Fire responded with Engine 2 and Tower 11. The fire was in the filter house. All Galax units returned to the station around 9:30pm. Carroll County, Barren Springs (Wythe Co), Willis (Floyd Co), and Laurel Fork Fire Departments were also dispatched to assist.