Fire extinguished on Oakview Drive in Jefferson City

10 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, February 22 2018 Feb 22, 2018 Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:57:00 PM CST February 22, 2018 in News
By: Elli Fitzgerald, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - The Jefferson City Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 2200 block of Oakview Drive. According to responders, heavy smoke could be seen from several blocks away. Firefighters at the scene reported thick smoke and fire coming out of the rear of the building.

Jefferson City Fire Department said the fire appeared to be an accident and is thought to have started on or near an electric blanket on the house's back porch.

All occupants were accounted for and no injuries were reported.

The American Red Cross is assisting the homeowner.

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