House fire at 1003 South Jefferson contained within an hour Thursday afternoon
Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comment (1) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +2 Vote up Vote down David Edge · 276 weeks ago Glad nobody was hurt during this. Hope this family finds some comfort soon and wish them well as they move forward. My prayers are with you. Report Reply 0 replies · active 276 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Fire causes $30,000 worth of damage.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” A structure fire caused $30,000 worth of damage to a home at 1003 South Jefferson in Wellington at 2:10 p.m. Thursday.According to a Wellington Fire Department press release, Wellington firefighters arrived on the scene and found a one-and-a-half story green colored wood frame home on fire with flames coming through the windows and doorway on two sides of the house.The home is owned by Andrew Gerten.The fire was extinguished at the rear of the home. Firefighters then made entry to search for any victims. They then started the ventilation of the smoke process by cutting a section of the roof away and inserting a ventilation fan.Â Firefighters worked for another hour extinguishing areas within the attic and walls which were smoldering.The fire was declared under control at 2:51 p.m.Wellington Fire Chief Tim Hay said there was extensive fire damage to the rear of the home and smoke/heat damage throughout the structure. There was damage to the privacy fence and siding on a neighboring homes.Estimated damage to the structure and contents totaled $30,000, Hay said.The fire started near clothes dryers on the back porch, Hay said.Belle Plaine Fire District #9 assisted with the fire. There were two engines, one ladder, one medic, one rescue and two pickups at the scene with 12 fire personnel working.There were no injuries.Follow us on Twitter.