KOFO Local News

Fire that destroyed Richter home likely arson

Posted in Uncategorized by kofonews on November 24, 2015

RICHTER — A fire destroyed a home at 3197 Georgia Rd. south of Richter early Sunday morning.  Someone driving by spotted the fire and called 911, Franklin County Sheriff Jeff Richards.  “It was a fast-burning fire and the structure was a total loss,” he said.  No was home at the time of the fire, he said.  However, the fire appears to be of suspicious origins and is being investigated as an arson fire, he said.  Ottawa Fire Department arson investigators and the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s office were asked to help with the investigation, he said.  There were no injuries and no immediate estimate of the total damage.

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 11 a.m.

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