Lightening suspected in Menlo area fire


October 22nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Lightening is thought to have been the cause of an early morning house fire near Menlo, Monday. According to WOI-TV in Ames, firefighters from Menlo, Guthrie Center, and Casey were on the scene for about three hours. When crews arrived on the scene,  flames were coming through the roof. One person was in the home at the time, but he was able to escape without injury.