Rural Home Destroyed in Fire Near Avilla

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Fire was reported at 10:37 AM Monday at 755 Jewel Road.

UPDATE: “On 2/1/21, CT & Brendan McNamara lost their home to an electrical house fire. Both of their dogs perished in the fire, along with all of their belongings. CT is Brendan’s grandfather, and has raised Brendan since he was 2 months old after his mother, a single mom at the time, passed in a car accident. CT is also disabled and has a fixed income as a result. They have already been through so much together, and now the loss of their home is a devastating blow.” GO FUND ME


JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Monday morning just after 10:30 AM Jasper County Emergency Communications were alerted to reports of a structure fire on the northeastern edge of the county at 755 Jewel Road.

Avilla Fire Department and Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies responded. Mutual aid departments assisted including: Carthage Fire, Jasper Fire, possibly others.

As first trucks arrived fire was reported visible inside the structure.

We have reached out to Avilla Fire for more information. As of the initial printing of this article AFD were busy responding to a separate, unrelated fire event around 12:30 PM Monday in Avilla at Springfield and CR 40.

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