Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Friday, 25 July 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports
Guymon Public School Building Fire
05/10/2010

A late night fire at the Guymon Public Schools maintenance shop kept the Guymon Fire Department busy into the night and early morning.

At 10:57pm Friday night, the Guymon Fire Department responded to many 911 calls of heavy smoke in the 700 block of north James. On first fire units arrival they found heavy fire and smoke coming from the back portion of the large maintenance building belonging to the Guymon schools. "In addition to this dangerous fire, we also knew that many hazardous chemicals and equipment were stored in this building", said scene commander and Assistant Fire Chief Grant Wadley. Guymon Firefighters were able to quickly position themselves and gain control of the fire within 25 minutes of arrival. Firefighters in the beginning were not able to get into the building due to the heavy fire and smoke conditions that were inside. The heavy billowing smoke condition could be seen from many blocks away which caused neighbors in the area to call 911.

School officials arrived on scene and were able to assists the Fire Department in determining what equipment and supplies were inside at the time of the fire. "Extensive fire and smoke damages were present throughout the building", Wadley said. Fire damage estimates from this fire are at $100,000.

Preliminary investigation into the cause of this fire is undetermined. Further investigation will be done by the Guymon Public School Police and other school officials. Firefighters remained on the scene till 12:40am assuring no further fire spread was present. No injuries occurred or reported at the scene.

Guymon Fire Department responded with 2 Engines, 1 EMS unit, 1 Rescue unit, and 2 command units. Also assisting at the scene were the Guymon Police Department, Guymon Public School Police, Tri-County Electric, City of Guymon utilities department, and Guymon Emergency Management director.

© 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
Arrest Made In Seward County Murder
UPDATE:Sublette Woman Arrested On Child Endangerment Charges
Four Dead in Texas Panhandle Wreck
Polygamous Exiles Worry Some in the Oklahoma Panhandle
Lincoln Descendant Dies In Forgan Oklahoma
Two Indicted On Document Fraud
BJ's Absorb Another Loss and Won't Attend NBC
Liberal Firefighters Repond To A Residential Fire
Milton Wolf To Make Western Kansas Tour
US 160 To Get Rumble Strips
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Stuff The Bus School Supply Drive
Injury Accident Reported In Liberal
Liberal Firefighters Repond To A Residential Fire
Two Indicted On Document Fraud
Bingo at Light Park This Saturday
Senator Roberts To Be In Liberal Friday
Voter Registration Deadline in Oklahoma is AUGUST 1, 2014
BJ's Finish Season with a Win
Lincoln Descendant Dies In Forgan Oklahoma
Area Athletes and Coaches Compete in Shrine Bowl
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

©2014 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