May 20, 2020 6:19 PM

UPDATE: Investigation underway into fire at Smoky Hill Country Club

Posted May 20, 2020 6:19 PM
Hays firefighters at the scene of a fire Wednesday morning reported at the Smoky Hill County Club club house. (Photo by Jonathan Zweygardt/Hays Post)
Hays firefighters at the scene of a fire Wednesday morning reported at the Smoky Hill County Club club house. (Photo by Jonathan Zweygardt/Hays Post)

By BECKY KISER
Hays Post

UPDATE AT 1:15 P.M. - An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire early Wednesday morning at the Smoky Hill Country Club, 3303 Hall.

According to Hays Fire Chief Ryan Hagans, an employee saw smoke coming from the clubhouse early Wednesday morning.

The Hays Fire Department and other local emergency personnel  responded at 7:07 a.m. Once on scene, heavy white smoke could be seen coming from the roof.

"We were able to keep the fire contained in the kitchen," Hagans said early this afternoon. "The kitchen was a total loss."

There were no injuries.

Investigators from the fire department, Hays Police Department and the state fire marshal's office are onsite now to determine the cause of the fire.