Eldon City Officials Investigating String of Fires

7 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Monday, January 02 2012 Jan 2, 2012 Monday, January 02, 2012 5:12:00 PM CST January 02, 2012 in News
By: Joe Chiodo

ELDON - City officials and The Missouri State Fire Marshals Office are investigating the cause of three fires early New Year's morning.

Firefighters responded to a garage and outbuilding fire at 616 east 8th Street at 12:01 Saturday morning.  Firefighters quickly extinguished the house and small outbuilding.  Firefighters saidthe garage was engulfed upon arrival.

At the same time crews extinguished the first fire, a two story residence went up in flames at 202 west 8th Street.  Firefighters said heavy flames caused major damage at the vacant house.

Shortly after, a garage caught on fire at 134 west 8th street.  The garage and some of its contents received minor damage.

Firefighters reported no injuries.

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