Firefighters battle house fires over two-day span

Montgomery County Chronicle – March 6, 2014
Submitted by Newz Group Clipping Service – March 31, 2014

The Coffeyville Fire Department has been busy battling structure fires in the past week.

The fire department responded to a structure fire at 1206 South Willow on Thursday, Feb. 27. Upon arrival, heavy smoke was coming from the roof line and flames were visible at the rear of the structure.

The cause of the fire, which resulted in approximately $6,000 in damage, originated in the attic and is thought to be electrical in nature.

The residence is owned by Clifford Huston who was home at the time of the fire.

There were no injuries reported, and the Coffeyville fire and police departments are continuing their investigation. The South Coffeyville Fire Department assisted with the fire.

The department responded to a house fire at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 1408 W. Seventh. Upon arrival, flames were visible from the front window. There were no occupants in the residence at the time of the fire and no injuries reported.

Estimated loss to the residence owned by Leonard Howard is $20,000.

The South Coffeyville Fire Department assisted with the fire which is currently under investigation by the Coffeyville Fire Department.

Gwen Romine, KSFFA Webmaster



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