Salina, KS

Now: 68 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 99 ° | Lo: 68 °

Emporia assisted living facility destroyed by fire

KSAL StaffJuly 5, 2014

Nearly two dozen residents of an Emporia assisted living facility are looking for new homes after the building was destroyed by fire.

KVOE-AM reports all 21 residents of Sterling House made it out safely after the fire started late Friday night.

Emporia Fire Department Battalion Chief Rich Gould says firefighters were called to the facility just before midnight and found flames already coming through the roof.

Gould says Sterling House residents were taken to Newman Regional Health to spend the night.

The cause of the fire has not been determined. Investigators were focusing on the kitchen as the possible origination point.

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Ell-Saline Baseball Score...
May 25, 2018Comments
Ell-Saline Falls In State...
May 25, 2018Comments
Classic Chevy Truck Stole...
May 25, 2018Comments
Shotgun Aimed at 2 Victim...
May 25, 2018Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2018 - EEO  - KDJM  - KABI  - KSAL-AM  - KSAL-FM  - KVOB  - KYEZ  - KZUH