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Fire damages Fulton home

Fire damages Fulton home

January 16th, 2019 in Local News
Five engines and 20 firefighting personnel arrived to put out a fire Monday at 105 W. Oliver St. in Fulton. The fire was under control within 30 minutes.

The Fulton Fire Department officials said there were no injuries in a Monday evening residential structure fire at 105 W. Oliver St.

The call came in around 5:20 p.m.,  Fire Chief Kevin Coffelt said. When they first arrived, firefighters discovered heavy smoke was showing from the roof of a 11/2-story house. Fulton police assisted with evacuating occupants.

Fire crews located fire in the attic and were able to bring it under control in about 30 minutes. A search of the structure was completed, confirming all occupants had escaped.

The Fulton Fire Department sent five engines, one medical unit and 20 personnel.

Damages are estimated at $60,000. Fire and police department investigators and the State Fire Marshals office are investigating the cause of the fire.

The Callaway County Ambulance District was on scene for firefighter rehab operations. Central Callaway Fire Protection District and South Callaway Fire Protection provided mutual aid.

Early Tuesday, Jefferson City Fire officials also reported a structure fire at 5:24 a.m. on Tomahawk Road. It was fully involved upon arrival. Details were still being investigated.