A house fire south of Shelbyville was reported on Sunday, October 11. When the firemen arrived at 3:25pm, the house was fully in flames. The two Shelbyville Volunteer firemen who arrived on scene did their best to clear the flames and save some of the house. The house belonged to Melissa Nichols Olsen and Thomas Spears. Neighbor, Bradley Greer, assisted the firemen in fighting the fire. The Huxley Volunteer Fire Department arrived and provided much needed assistance. However, the fire had already overtaken the majority of the home.