7/22/13 Cause Sought For Non-Injury House Fire In Newton



THE NEWTON FIRE DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR THE CAUSE OF A HOUSE FIRE

EARLY THIS MORNING. NO ONE WAS INJURED. FIRE CHIEF JARROD WELLIK SAYS THE

SMALL ONE-STORY, OWNER-OCCUPIED, HOME AT 318 EAST 10TH STREET NORTH IS

PROBABLY A TOTAL LOSS.

 

WELLIK SAYS THE FIRE WAS REPORTED AROUND 2:30 THIS MORNING. HE BELIEVES A

NEIGHBOR CALLED IT IN.

 

THE FIRE CHIEF ADDS THE PROPERTY DIRECTLY SOUTH OF THE BURNED HOME ALSO

SUSTAINED A SMALL AMOUNT OF COSMETIC DAMAGE.