Monday, 04 May 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Monday
Low  58°
High 80°
Tuesday
Low  56°
High 68°
Wednesday
Low  57°
High 86°
Thursday
Low  56°
High 84°
Friday
Low  55°
High 81°
Saturday
Low  50°
High 76°
Sunday
Low  44°
High 72°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 60°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Electrical Fire Causes Afternoon Emergency Response In Guymon
12/22/2009

Guymon Firefighters responded to 911 reports of smoke coming from a home at 1707 N. James at 4:43pm Monday afternoon. "On Firefighters arrival, they found heavy smoke conditions coming from the eaves and vent covers on the roof", said Assistant Chief Grant Wadley. Firefighters quickly recognized the fire was located in the attic space of the home then began searching for and extinguishing the fire immediately.

Home owners, Francisco and Eva Montelongo, were home at the time preparing food for an evening Christmas dinner with friends. Interviews and fire investigation found that a short in electrical wiring located in the attic underneath an area of insulation was the cause of the fire. Fire spread into the insulation, wall and ceiling supports, and through heating and air ducts. "Fire and water damage was confined to the ceiling and attic areas in a hallway and kitchen of the home", Wadley said. Damage from the fire, smoke, and water is estimated at $10,000. The family Christmas presents and other important family items were located and saved from any damage by Firefighters early in the incident.

Guymon Fire Department responded with 3 fire units, 1 Paramedic unit, and 20 firefighters. Also assisting at the scene during the incident was the Guymon Police Department, Guymon Emergency Management, Local Red Cross, Tri-County Electric, and City of Guymon Gas & Water department.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Judge Blocks Meade Couple Release In Money Laundering Case
Portions of Streets To Be Closed In Liberal
Alum Leo Hernandez to speak at SCCC Commencement
City Commission Meets,Approves Funding for Truck Purchases
Food Truck Challenge highlights 12th Annual Cinco de Mayo Community Celebration on May 2
Huelskamp Continues Town Hall Tradition with May Meetings
Community Unites to Provide Care for victims of Sexual Assault
Seward County Council Of Governments To Meet
OK Kids Day May 9th at Meade State Park
KDOT Road Project To Begin In Grant County
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Sen. Moran Now Accepting Applications for Fall Internships
"That" Liberal Band To Present Spring Concert
GARFIELD ART AROUND TOWN
Seward Drops the Hammer on Highland
Texhoma Girls and Turpin Boys Win Track Regional
Highland Shocks Seward for Split
Redskin Tennis Third at Colby
LHS Settles for Split with Garden City
Redskin Boys Strong in Second Place Finish at Hutchinson
Limon's Big Day Lifts Liberal Past Great Bend
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group