Archive for Monday, July 7, 2003

Firefighters look for cause of Old West Lawrence blaze

July 7, 2003


Lawrence firefighters were looking for a cause this afternoon for a fire that caused major damage to a home in Old West Lawrence.

The fire, which broke out about 1:45 p.m. Monday at 820 Ark., was extinguished by firefighters within an hour. The fire caused major damage to most of the single-story home's interior.

Mark Bradford, deputy chief for Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical, said no one was at home when the fire started .

Bradford said investigators were looking for a cause Monday afternoon. The fire began near the rear of the house.

For more on this story, see the 6News reports at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Sunflower Broadband's Channel 6 and pick up a copy of Tuesday's Journal-World.

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