10Mineral County fire crews were called to duty in the late afternoon of May 7 when a pole fire was reported at the old Doll House property.

A joint effort between Mineral County Fire and the volunteers of Mina, Walker Lake and Hawthorne who all responded to the location south of Hawthorne.

The transformer, located on the pole, melted and dropped onto the structure, causing the fire to expand to the vacant out building, according to Captain Tim Doyle, of the Walker Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

The fire was contained to the pole and outbuilding, saving the unoccupied home, located in front of the structure.