Manhattan firefighters contain kitchen fire in mobile home


Photo by Manhattan Fire Department

The Manhattan Fire Department made quick work of a mobile home kitchen fire Thursday.

Firefighters were called to the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Road Lot 15 shortly after 6:30 p.m. for a structure fire. Crews found a mobile home with smoke showing from the building. Upon entry, they found the fire in the kitchen, and contained it within five minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Occupants were able to escape the building without injury.

Loss is estimated at $500 to contents and $2,000 to the structure. The owner is listed as Robert Hughes of Manhattan.


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