One Man Dead After Home Goes Up In Flames

7 years 11 months 1 week ago Saturday, February 12 2011 Feb 12, 2011 Saturday, February 12, 2011 5:20:00 PM CST February 12, 2011 in Continuous News
By: Tara Grimes

BOONE COUNTY - Boone County Firefighters responded to a mobile home fire on Old Millers Rd. in High Hills Circle at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Neighbors called 911 when they saw the flames and heard someone yelling and kicking inside the home. It took a team of 34 firefighters to battle the blaze, but they did it in just five minutes.

Boone County Fire Chief Scott Olsen said 75 percent of the home was already engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Olsen said a man was trapped inside the home, and was already dead when they pulled him out. Firefighters said they don't think the fire was intentional, but the cause is still under investigation.

 

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