One man rescued in Baldwin City house fire
04/20/2013 2:33 PM
05/20/2014 10:42 AM
A Baldwin City man escaped injury early Saturday after being taken from a burning house.
Police and fire crews responding to a 1:30 a.m. alarm in the Douglas County community entered the residence and found the man sleeping on a couch.
Damages are estimated to be $150,000 to the house, its contents and a pickup truck parked near the structure, said Allen Craig, Baldwin City fire chief.
The cause of the fire remained undetermined on Saturday afternoon, Craig added.
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