Saturday Morning Fire Destroys One Home, Damages Another

BROKEN BOW— An early morning fire destroyed one structure and caused damage to another.

According to Broken Bow Fire and EMS Coordinator Andy Holland, Broken Bow Fire and EMS was dispatched to the scene of a house fire at 1224 S. 8th Ave., just before 3 AM on Saturday, September 21. Eighteen fireman were called to the fire where they able to clear the scene just before 7 AM.

The smaller home was completely destroyed while the neighboring home sustained damage to the east side. Most of the fire damage to the larger home was contained to the outside, but it did suffer minimal damage on the interior of the home along with smoke damage.

A preliminary report indicates that the cause of the fire was due to smoking materials.

Approximately ten people were displaced from the fire.