INDEPENDENCE, Kan. — Tuesday morning just after 10:15 a.m. reports of a house fire in the 700 block N Pennsylvania alerted Independence Kansas Fire and EMS.
First arrival firefighters were faced with a fully involved structure fire with houses on either side in immediate danger due to weather conditions.
The fire was determined to be a defensive, “A ground and aerial attack brought the fire under control in about 30 minutes,” IFD states in a release of information.
Firefighters remained on scene, 725 N Pennsylvania Ave, for hours as portions of the structure considered unsafe were torn down.
There we no reports of injuries in the release of information.
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