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Randolph County house catches fire on New Year’s Eve

Randolph County house fire
Courtesy of Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District
Firefighters battle flames at a Randolph County home on Tuesday

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ)

No one was hurt in a New Year's Eve house fire in Randolph County.

Firefighters with the Eastern Randolph Fire Protection District were sent to the 2000 block of Route YY near Moberly at about 5 p.m. Tuesday, district chief Dave Gaines said. Crews were there until 10:30 p.m. and went back at about 1 a.m. after the fire rekindled, he said.

Several agencies helped the district fight the blaze, including the Missouri Department of Transportation, which used salt to help melt ice on the road, the district said in a Facebook post.

A crew responded New Year's Eve to a report of a residential structure fire. Thankfully no one was injured.A special...

Posted by Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District on Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze and the American Red Cross is helping the family who lived in the house, Gaines said.

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Matthew Sanders

Matthew Sanders is the digital content director at ABC 17 News.

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