23rd Street

Firefighters Quail CtFirefighters on the scene of House Fire at 23rd Street and Quail Court in Eudora (photo courtesy Ace Spotter Sydney)

Story by Mike Frizzell of Operation 100, courtesy The Lawrence Journal-World

Firefighters from at least three area departments were called to respond on a report of a structure fire in Eudora.

The call was dispatched around 11:40 p.m. at 2218 Quail Court. The address is on the south side of Kansas Highway 10, just east of Eudora High School.

Law Enforcement arrived on the scene to report the east side of the structure was heavily involved in fire. Fire crews arrived to report heavy flames visible from the south and east sides of the two story home.

The residents of the home told emergency crews that everyone was out of the home safely.

As of 12:10 a.m., firefighters report the roof of the home is nearly fully engulfed. Crews remain inside the home battling the flames from the second story.

Just before 1 a.m., a Fire Safety Officer reported a partial roof collapse. Incident command made radio contact with each firefighter team on the inside of the structure. All crews were clear of the collapse area and continue to put water on the fire.

The fire was reported to be “under control” at 1:07 a.m.. Dispatchers report that crews were on scene for one hour 20 minutes before the fire was brought under control.

Quail Ct. FireMorning sunlight brought into focus the extent of the damage to the house at 23rd and Quail Court. (photo courtesy Ace Spotter Sydney)

 

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