House fire in Villisca

Around 3:29 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Red Oak Fire Department was dispatched to 104 E. Elm Street in Villisca on a report of smoke coming from the structure.  Residents were evacuating.
At 3:32 p.m. firefighters reported light smoke coming from the basement area. The residence was checked. No fire had occurred. The residences utilities (furnace and hot water heater) were located within basement area, so service technicians were contacted to come check the resident’s utilities.
The resident was in contact with the landlord. Residents did not require any further assistance at the time of fire ground termination. No damage from smoke and no injuries to residents or firefighters.
This property is a rental registered to William Richard Moore Trust of Nodaway.

The Red Oak Express

2012 Commerce Drive
P.O. Box 377
Red Oak, IA 51566
Phone: 712-623-2566 Fax: 712-623-2568

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