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UPDATE: Second Alarm Double-Wide Fire near Kimberling City

By: Michael Greeley
Posted: Sunday, July 07, 2013

UPDATE: 5:30 p.m.

Fire personnel on the scene says the double-wide fire is out and they have contained the brush fire. There have been no reports of heat exhaustion or injuries associated to battling these two fires.


UPDATE: 5:16 p.m.

A third alarm was requested to battle the natural cover fire.  The structure was has been contained.  Souhern Stone County fire command says they will be a while fighting the brush fire; however, they discontinued any additional equipment responding to the scene.  Firemen are battling the brush fire in blistering 93-degree heat. 


** Original Story **

Southern Stone County Firemen responded to a report of a structure fire at 485 Armadillo Lane off Hwy 13 near Kimberling City at 2:54 Sunday afternoon. 

First responders reported that the residence was a vacant double-wide mobile home.  Shortly before 3:10 p.m. a second alarm was requested for additional equipment and manpower. 

The call was originally reported as an outside fire investigation at Eaglewood Way near Hwy 13.  Shortly after the first call was reported, the homeowner of the double-wide called, saying the home was on fire. 

Fire crews then responded to the area to battle the brush fire.  Fire personnel confirmed the brush fire was near the double-wide fire.  Fire personnel are still on the scene.  We will provide additional information when it becomes available.