Americus shed destroyed by blaze

A shed was destroyed by fire in Americus on Wednesday morning.

Fire crews from Americus were called out to 115 Main Lot 18 shortly before 11 am.

Emporia firefighters were called out for mutual aid but cancelled before they could reach the scene.

The shed and all contents were thoroughly burned. The mobile home was damaged as well.

A cause has not been released. Homeowner information has also not been released.

During the 10 am hour, Emporia firefighters were paged out to 1801 Morningside for a gas leak. Cause is officially undetermined at this point. No injuries have been reported. Firefighters are currently on scene along with Kansas Gas.

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