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Anniversary of Keota Fire

Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2011 at 6:25 am
Author: KCII News - Brad Gaspelin


It has been one year since a fire in Keota destroyed five buildings in the downtown area. The fire was reported around 4am on December 4th last year.

Seven Fire Departments fought the blaze as it spread from building to building. A later investigation discovered that arson was the cause of the fire. The investigation is still open, and their have been no suspects.


Now, one year later, the fire department uses that fire as an example for handling future fires.  For more information on the fire, and the city’s attempt to rebuild over the year after it, listen to our In Touch under Radio Plus.

Raw video from the fire can be viewed here.