Archive for Saturday, September 19, 2009

Crews respond to northern Lawrence structure fire

Two-alarm fire called out at 10:34 p.m.; Controlled approximately one hour later

A Lawrence psychiatrist was displaced by a two-alarm fire at his northern Lawrence home.

September 19, 2009, 11:53 p.m. Updated September 21, 2009, 1:21 a.m.

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A two-alarm fire Saturday displaced a Lawrence psychiatrist from his northern Lawrence home.

According to a news release, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews responded at 10:34 p.m. Saturday to a two-story residence at 2314 Westchester Road. The home belongs to Dr. Elias Chediak.

All occupants had safely exited the structure when Fire Medical personnel arrived.

The fire, which fire officials estimate caused $82,000 damage, was declared under control at 11:41 p.m.

Fire investigators on Sunday said the cause of the fire was under investigation.

Comments

5 years, 8 months ago

So glad to hear everyone made it to safety.

Tom Jones 5 years, 8 months ago

The ARC is such a GREAT organization to have.... Jane and the volunteers that are on call 24 hrs a day are great

50YearResident 5 years, 8 months ago

Wasted 27 seconds watching a black video and waiting to see something besides shadows.

jackpot 5 years, 8 months ago

prospector:RE street name City and LJW right, Fire Medical wrong

bearded_gnome 5 years, 8 months ago

when this fire was going on, all he|| was breaking out last night: several other fire/medical calls, then disturbance/fight downtown, etc.
ah, saturday night in a rural midwestern town, eh?


also really happy none of the responders got hurt! this worked right, good job!

Randall Barnes 5 years, 7 months ago

SAD TO HEAR ABOUT THIS BUT NORTH OR NORTHERN LAWRENCE IS ACROSS THE RIVER TRY NORTH WEST LAWRENCE

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