Friday, January 8, 2016

Man Narowly Escapes House Fire That Kills 14 Dogs

A fire that was reported Tuesday (1/5/16) morning at 113 E. 1000 Road just west of Baldwin City, killed the fourteen dogs that were in the house. The only occupant, Kevin Mathews, awoke Tuesday morning to find the two story home engulfed in flames. Jumping from a second story window, Matthews flagged down a passing motorist, who called 911 about 10:13 a.m.
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The fire which blocked Matthews escape by the stairs totally destroyed the home.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. However, investigators believe the fire was accidental.

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