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Fire damages downtown Corning apartment

Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:57 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2014 1:47 p.m. CDT

CORNING — Corning Fire Department responded to a fire approximately 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at 601 Davis Ave. A second-floor apartment in the building, resided by Kent Hollander, was completely damaged.

“It was electrical,” Corning Fire Chief Donnie Willett said. “(The fire) started in a plug-in in the window air conditioner in the living room of the apartment.”

Willett did not have a dollar amount on damage to the building.

“Two apartments sustained smoke damage. The one is a total gut job, furniture and everything is damaged,” Willett said. “I had water damage and smoke damage in H and R Block downstairs. Another office had water and smoke damage, and there were a couple adjacent buildings that had water and smoke damage.”

Villisca, Lenox, Prescott and Creston fire departments responded for mutual aid during the afternoon fire.

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