Archive - Jun 25, 2012 - News Article
The Borger Fire Department responded to a house fire on Monday morning.
The fire occurred at 1205 Baker, and officials were on scene for approximately three and a half hours.
Shawn Burleson of the BFD said the house was slated for demolition with the City of Borger.
He said he believes the owner is alive and in town, but resides in a nursing home in the area.
The structure, which was vacant at the time of the fire, was a total loss.
Burleson said the cause of the fire is suspicious is nature, but has been undetermined at this time.
Local officials from across the area responded to a trailer fire this weekend.
A double-wide and surrounding structures caught fire on Saturday afternoon starting around 2:30 p.m. and lasting until 4:35 p.m.
According to Fritch Fire Chief and Investigator Ed Adamson, the fire took down three outbuildings, two vehicles, three acres of grassland. The double-wide trailer home on the 400 block of Brooks was completely totaled.
The fire was caused by a electrical short in the unoccupied house. No injuries were reported.
Local and area residents are encouraged to come out and have fun for a great cause at Nutterville 2012.
The event is set for July 27-28 and will be held two and a half miles west of Stinnett on Highway 152.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Hutchinson County Cares, Inc., an organization dedicated to the memory of Casey Aylor. The mission of the organization is to assist and positively affect the lives of children and families in the local community.
Entrance to the event is $30 a person, and children 12 and under are free.