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Fire causes extensive damage to Concordia residence

A fire caused extensive damage to the second floor of a house, located at 103 East First St., on Tuesday afternoon.
The Concordia Fire Department received the call at 4 p.m. and had the fire under control by 4:20 p.m.
The last truck cleared the scene at 5:54 p.m.
According to Concordia Fire Chief Eric Voss, the fire was mainly on the second floor of the house.
Voss said there was extensive fire damage to the second floor and smoke and water damage throughout the house.
The occupants of the house detected the fire and were able to get out of the house.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Voss said there were no working smoke detectors in the house.
The Concordia Fire Department urges all residents to check the smoke detectors, as well as their carbon monoxide detectors, heading into the winter months.

 

Concordia Blade-Empire

510 Washington St.
Concordia, KS 66901