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Saturday, February 13, 2021

Structure fire yesterday in Cass County

On Friday, February 12, 2021, at 10:48 a.m. the South Metro Fire Department along with the Belton Fire Department responded to the 100 block of South Morrison road in Raymore for a possible structure fire. 

On arrival smoke was visible from the exterior of the single story mobile home. All occupants were outside of the structure and one person was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Firefighters made an aggressive fire attack but because of fire conditions, firefighters were removed from the building to fight the fire from a defensive position. 

After the fire was knocked down fire crews were able to go back interior to complete fire attack along with salvage and overhaul where the families pet was rescued.

The fire caused significant damage throughout the residence and is be investigated by the South Metro Fire District Fire Marshal on determining the cause of the fire.