Vacant home heavily damaged in Scott City

Monday, January 11, 2010 ~ Updated 7:39 AM

A vacant home in Scott City suffered heavy damage this morning.

Fire chief Jay Cassout said that at 12:38 a.m. firefighters from the city were called to 1501 Mary St. Upon arrival Cassout said flames were showing from the roof. By 3:30 a.m. firefighters had the blaze under control.

Cassout said that while the cause of the fire is unknown, he believes it started in the furnace room.

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