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Monday, February 28, 2011

Fire Destroys House in Southwestern Douglas County KS



Several Douglas county KS fire departments were called out around 7:15 a.m. Monday morning on a reported rural house fire in the 500 block of North 900 Road.


Heavy smoke and flames were showing when the first fire units arrived about 10 minutes later at the location near the small unincorperated area known as Stull- and mutual-aid assistance with water tankers was requested from fire departments in Osage and Shawnee counties.

The fire consumed the 2-story structure and fire units began clearing from the scene around 9:30 a.m..


The Red Cross was requested to assist the unknown number of occupants displaced by the fire

The cause is under investigation- and no injuries were reported.

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