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Fire blamed on electrical problem

Fire blamed on electrical problem

November 28th, 2010 in News

An electrical malfunction appears to be the cause of a structure fire in Cole County early Saturday morning.

The Cole County Fire Protection District received a call at approximately 1:46 a.m. to respond to a structure fire at 2207 Honey Creek Road.

Assistant Fire Chief Mike Rackers said that while there was a slight mix-up in which the Osage Fire Protection District was originally contacted before his department was called out. 20 firefighters responded to a unoccupied residence to put out the fire.

Rackers said the fire appears to have started in a utility room and produced extensive damage to a first floor addition to the residence. He said there is no investigation planned.