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Lawrence fires

Fire call at Lawrence High was a false alarm
10:56 a.m., October 24, 2013 Updated 11:13 a.m.
Lawrence High School was evacuated this morning, but students were allowed back in the building by 11 a.m.
Chamber honors first responders for lifesaving, valor
October 15, 2013
When Lawrence police Officer Sutagee Anglin found himself among first responders to a quickly escalating house fire, he didn’t stop to think, “Wait — I’m not a firefighter.” “You go back there and hear someone screaming and saying there’s someone else inside, it’s a reaction,” he said. “You just do it.” By Sara Shepherd
Fire crews respond to structure fire on Naismith
July 19, 2013
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical responded to a structure fire at 6:50 p.m. Friday at 2206 Naismith Drive.
Dryer lint blamed for Sunday morning house fire in Eudora
July 8, 2013
A fire that destroyed a house in Eudora Sunday morning was caused by excess dryer lint that accidentally ignited, investigators said today. By Ian Cummings
Fire destroys house in Eudora
July 7, 2013
A house in Eudora was destroyed by fire Sunday morning.
Lawrence firefighter heading back out with hotshot crew for second summer, even after Arizona deaths
July 6, 2013
Much of America may have learned about “hotshot” firefighter crews for the first time this past weekend, when 19 members of one such crew died in a wildfire in Arizona. But Nick Cesare of Lawrence first heard of the hotshot crews last summer. That’s when he joined one. By Matt Erickson
Trailers catch fire in North Lawrence
April 6, 2013
Fire crews and police responded to a structure fire in North Lawrence around 6 p.m. Saturday in a lot behind the Slow Ride Roadhouse, 350 N. Third St. Crews arrived to find thick, black smoke and 15-foot flames shooting from an empty trailer home.
House fire causes traffic detour near 27th and Louisiana
March 29, 2013
Fire crews and police responded to a fire about 10:30 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of Park Hill Terrace, just north of Broken Arrow School.
No injuries reported in Connecticut Street fire
10:21 a.m., March 29, 2013 Updated 02:26 p.m.
Fire crews and police responded to a fire about 8:30 a.m. Friday at a house in the 1200 block of Connecticut Street, where smoke was seen pouring out of windows on the second and third floors.
Structure fire reported on Indiana Street
March 4, 2013
A structure fire was reported at 612 Indiana St.
No injuries at Sunday morning house fire; Damages estimated at $70K
09:18 a.m., February 24, 2013 Updated 12:51 p.m.
Fire crews responded to a house fire at 1132 New York St. shortly before 8:45 a.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported, but portions of the home sustained heavy damage. By Shaun Hittle
Brush fire reported in Douglas County
February 10, 2013
Fire crews are responding to a brush fire in Douglas County, in the 400 block of North 2100 Road.
Fire damages houses, boat, trailer in North Lawrence
January 24, 2013
A fire damaged a boat, a trailer and at least one home in the 300 block of North Fourth Street about noon Thursday.
House fire reported on North 600 Road
11:05 p.m., January 19, 2013 Updated 05:58 a.m.
An abandoned house at 1564 North 600 Road was allowed to burn down late Saturday night.
Electrical fire destroys home near Lecompton
January 15, 2013
The fire that destroyed a house three miles west of Lecompton this morning was caused by a faulty electrical cord, according to a state fire marshal’s report.