Structure fire near Adair this morning (updated 6:25-a.m.)


July 6th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Firefighters from Adair, Anita and Wiota were called to a reported structure fire early this morning, about 3-miles south/southwest of Adair, in Adair County. Adair Deputy Fire Chief Scott Harkins told KJAN News the call from the Oliver residence at 1407 Cedar Avenue, came in at around 3:19-a.m.

Firefighters from Anita and Wiota were paged-out to assist Adair Fire about 25-minutes later.

Harkins says the fire appears to have started in the attic, and was electrical in nature. The flames then spread to the insulation and woodwork. No injuries were reported. Harkins said there was minimal fire damage, but the house did sustained smoke and water damage. No dollar amount of the damage was immediately available.