Monday, 02 May 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Monday
Low  40°
High 64°
Tuesday
Low  42°
High 68°
Wednesday
Low  45°
High 76°
Thursday
Low  53°
High 82°
Friday
Low  57°
High 83°
Saturday
Low  55°
High 80°
Sunday
Low  49°
High 77°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 40°  
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
Update: Arrests Made In Shooting at DCCC College
Grant County Accident Injures Hugoton Man
Accident Injures One Thursday Evening In Liberal
Estrada slated to speak at SCCC Commencement
Liberal Police Dept. Participates in National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative
Bridge Replacement North of Meade Delayed 1 Month
Seward's Stevenson Picks Texas Tech  
SWMC Challenges Community To Think F.A.S.T.
Liberal’s Farmers Market to open Saturday, May 7
Kansas Crops Maturing Quickly
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Hernandez Sharp but Saints Split in Dodge City
Saints Tied for Region Lead After Saturday at Blue Bonnet
Grasshopper Soccer Games Cancelled
Austin Mullens is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
LHS Softball Grabs Home Win Over Stanton County
Seward Volleyball Camp/League Schedule Announced
SWMC Challenges Community To Think F.A.S.T.
Accident Injures One Thursday Evening In Liberal
Rain Dampens LHS Friday Sports Schedule
Friday's Mud Routes
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 Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2016 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