Story updated at 3:44 p.m. Sunday: A beloved East Lawrence landmark was destroyed by a fire overnight Sunday.
Preventable fires at three homes in Lawrence within the past week have firefighters sounding alarms. Here are some tips to stay safe.
As of early Friday morning, a fire that started overnight in a salvage area in East Lawrence was expected to continue “for a good amount of the day today,” according to Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
Firefighters were working Saturday night to put out a barn fire in the 1800 block of North 1100 Road.
No one was injured, but the resident of a duplex in the 1400 block of Maple Street fears that her side of the property may be a total loss after an overnight fire.
Two adults and two children have been displaced by a fire at a trailer home Wednesday morning, according to a news release from Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical.
Investigators have reportedly determined that the cause of an overnight fire early last week in East Lawrence was incendiary, meaning it was set on purpose.
A detached garage caught fire overnight at an East Lawrence home, and the cause is still under investigation.
One adult and two children have been displaced after a fire early Friday in the 400 block of Pleasant Street, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical. The family dog did not survive.
A fire that displaced 10 residents from an apartment building in Lawrence last week was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials, and it caused more than $263K in estimated damages, an official says.
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