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Saturday, December 24, 2011

CSW BREAKING: Structure Burns in Downtown Wellsville KS


Two area fire departments are assisting Wellsville firefighters in battling a fire in a structure in downtown Wellsville.



Wellsville in is extreme northeastern Franklin county- about 10 miles southwest of Edgerton.


The fire was first dispatched to Wellsville- then Cutler Township fire crews at 3:08 a.m. Saturday morning to a "house fire" at 115 West 5th Street.


According to GOOGLE Maps however- what appears to be a commercial structure is at that address- next to "Buzzard's Pizza" shop.


"Heavy smoke" was reportedly coming from the structure when firefighters first arrived at 3:19 a.m.- and a "ladder truck" was requested from the Baldwin City fire department.


Last communication heard from the scene was at 3:46 a.m. when it was announced "an exterior attack" of the fire was underway.


There have been no reports of injuries- and the fire continues to burn as of this posting....

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