Baldwin City Fire Department fighting house fire on Grove Street

Flames leap Monday evening through windows at a house at 1017 Grove Street. John Baker said the house he rented to Tom and Sarah Johnson and their three children appears be a total loss. Enlarge photo

December 15, 2014

The Baldwin City Fire Department has responded to and is currently fighting a house fire at 1017 Grove Street.

Tom Johnson, a resident of the house with his wife, Sarah, and their three children, said the fire apparently started at about 5:30 p.m. when he reset a breaker switch that kicked off after the basement of the house flooded.

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