An Eddyville house fire required the help of multiple agencies on Monday, January 17. At approximately 1 PM Eddyville Fire responded to a structure fire at 907 Central Ave. Shortly after mutual aid was requested from Oconto, Miller, and Callaway fire departments.
KCNI/KBBN on the scene where heavy smoke could be seen coming from a west side window on the upper floor of the two-story home. Due to the fire being located on the upper portion of the home, fire crews appeared to be taking a defensive stance spraying water through windows of the upper and lower floors.
At the location of the home, no fire hydrants were available to use so water tanker crews had to leave the scene and refill the trucks just outside of Eddyville.
Agencies that are known to have responded to the fire include Eddyville, Miller, Oconto, Callaway and Lexington Fire Departments, Sumner Rescue, Dawson Public Power, and the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Additional information will be released if it becomes available.