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Jun 13

Structure Fire - 2501 Meadowood Drive

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 8:17 AM by Vivienne Uccello

(Manhattan, Kan., June, 12, 2018) — At 3:31 pm on June 12th , the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 2501 Meadowood Drive for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found a one-story residential structure with smoke showing. Crews were able to locate  and extinguished a fire in the basement within 20 minutes of arriving on scene. A total of 16 firefighters responded on six fire apparatus.

There were two occupants home at the time of the fire and both occupants were able to exit the structure as crews were arriving.  One individual was treated and transported from the scene by Riley County EMS.
Loss is estimated at $20,000 to contents and $15,000 to the structure. The owner is listed as Ronald and Laura Thornton of Manhattan, Ks. The fire cause is under investigation at this time.

Please contact Assistant Chief Sam Dameron, Manhattan Fire Department, at 785-587-4504 with any questions.

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