Fire Totals Mobile Home at Beecher City


Published on December 2 2019 6:38 pm
Last Updated on December 2 2019 8:03 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Fire totaled a mobile home on the south edge of Beecher City Monday evening.

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The fire happened around 4pm at the home of Zeb Lilly at 17899 North 100th Street. No one was home at the time of the fire. A neighbor notified 911 and telecommunicators summoned Tri-County Fire Protection District firefighters. Firefighters were on scene within six minutes of being called. Tri-County Fire Chief Doug Ray said the cause of the fire is not known, but space heaters could have played a part. Ray said there was smoke coming out of the mobile home when they reached the scene and flames inside the structure. He considered the structure a total loss.

Shumway Fire Protection District firefighters assisted Tri-County firefighters at the scene. Ray said Cowden firefighters were bringing a tanker, but he called them off en route. Firefighters were able to clear the scene about 5:30pm.