Jul 30, 2021 12:41 PM

Hays home damaged during Thursday night fire

Posted Jul 30, 2021 12:41 PM

Hays Fire Department

On July 29, at approximately 9:07 p.m. the Hays Fire Department was dispatched to 2511 Gen. Lawton for a report of smoke coming from residential home.

Upon arrival fire crews found smoke coming from the front door and could see a small fire through a window.

Firefighters forced entry and quickly extinguished the fire.

No occupants were home, and no injuries were reported at the time of the fire.

Damage to the home was minimal.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

The Hays Fire Department, Ellis County Fire Department Company 5, Ellis County EMS, and Hays Police Department all responded.

The Hays Fire Department would like to remind everyone to check smoke and CO alarms to make sure they are functioning correctly.

Please contact the Hays Fire Department if you are interested in the smoke alarm program. You can also find more information at our website www.haysusa.com.