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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Kitchen Fire Quickly Contained

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(Manhattan, Kansas, June 4, 2020) — At 6:39 p.m. on Thursday evening, the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 2500 Farm Bureau Road Lot #15 for a report of a structure fire. Crews found a mobile home with smoke showing and the occupants out of the structure.  Upon entry, crews found a fire in the kitchen that was contained within five minutes of arrival. A total of 16 firefighters responded on 6 fire apparatus with the last units still on scene at the time of this release.
The building is a 20’ by 80’,  2006 Skyline mobile home. Loss is estimated at $500 to contents and $2,000 to the structure. The owner is listed as Robert Hughes of Manhattan. The fire cause is under investigation at this time.

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