Liberal Fire Dept. Responds to a house fire at 124 S. Pershing

Steven Rains - September 10, 2019 11:58 am

At 10:32 pm Monday the Liberal Fire Department was dispatched to 124 S. Pershing Ave. for a report of fire in a residence.  While en-route additional information indicated that most of the fire had been knocked-down by the occupants however the home was filling with smoke and everyone had evacuated.

 

First arriving units at 10:35 pm confirmed the fire was extinguished and began ventilation and investigation efforts.

 

The fire was contained to one wall and storage shelf in the kitchen of the home.  Firefighters remained on scene for approximately 1 hour ventilating smoke and checking to fire extension.  The exact cause of the fire remains undetermined at this time.

 

Liberal Fire responded with a total of 15personnel and two engines.  Also assisting at the scene was the Liberal Police Department.

 

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