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Scammon, KS fire ruled accidental - KOAM TV 7

Scammon, KS fire ruled accidental

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UPDATED 7/3/14: PRESS RELEASE FROM CHEROKEE COUNTY SHERIFF

Investigators have determined that a fire which left a Scammon home completely destroyed on Tuesday afternoon was accidentally caused when a juvenile discharged fireworks inside the single wide mobile home.

The fire at 700 East Naught Street, was reported at 3:16 p.m. leading firefighters from Scammon, Weir, Cherokee Township and Columbus Fire Departments to respond, where they found the home to be completely engulfed in flames.

The resident and her two sons escaped without injury. 


POSTED 7/1/14: An investigation is underway in Scammon, KS involving a house fire.

It happened Tuesday in the 700 block of East Naught Street.

Authorities tell us no one was injured, but three people have been displaced.

The Kansas Fire Marshall and Cherokee County Sheriff's Office are investigating the cause of the fire.

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