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GoFundMe page to benefit homeowners from Thursday night’s house fire in rural Leonardville

Crews fight fire near Randolph, KS
Crews fight fire near Randolph, KS(WIBW)
Published: Mar. 25, 2021 at 9:22 PM CDT
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RANDOLPH, Kan. (WIBW) - A GoFundMe page has been created to benefit the homeowners in Thursday night’s devastating fire in rural Leonardville.

You can find the GoFundMe page here.

The Kansas State Fire Marshal Service was at the scene of a house fire in rural Leonardville on Friday morning to find out how it started.

Riley County Fire District No. 1 says a home in rural Leonardville is a complete loss after a Thursday night fire. It said it received a report of a structure fire with visible flames at 9280 Barton Rd. just before 8 p.m. on Thursday night.

“Upon arrival, the 2-story residence was heavily involved in fire. Crews conducted exterior operations due to the structure being 75% involved,” said Riley County Fire District #1 Chief Michael Regal.

According to the Fire Department, two residents were displaced due to the fire. It said Riley Co. EMS treated the occupants on the scene and no one was taken to the hospital for further care.

The Fire Department said a representative from the Kansas State Fire Marshal Service will be on the scene on Friday to find a cause of the fire.

March 25, 9:22 p.m.

Crews battle house fire near Randolph

Firefighters battled a blaze near Randolph Thursday evening.

They responded to a fully involved structure fire before 8 p.m. on Tuttle Creek Blvd. between Randolph and Highway 24. Crews on scene said everyone in the home was able to evacuate without injury, but the home was extensively damaged.

A cause has yet to be determined. The state marshal plans to investigate Friday morning.

The highway did remain open, but Barton Rd. was closed as crews worked and reopened shortly after 1 a.m. Friday morning.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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