Thought to be Out, Fire Returns to Destroy Home, LIVINGSTON, February 3, 2013 - A house fire that was reported from the subdivision of Putnam's Landing on February 1, 2013, was thought to be completely doused, however, the fire returned with a vengance and totaled the brick home located at 185 Gwendolyn. Initially, the fire was reported and Livingston Volunteer Fire Department responded and got the fire doused. Apparently, the fire wasn't completely doused and returned a couple of hours later. Again, Livingston VFD responded but this time, the home was gutted. It is not known to PolkCountyToday.com who the owner of the house is or if they had insurance.
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This brick home located at 185 Gwendolyn Drive was totaled by a recurring fire.
Livingston Fire Chief, Corky Cochran (right) works to gain access to the locked home.
Fire Damages Home in Putnam's Landing, LIVINGSTON, February 1, 2013 - At around 12:10 pm on February 1, 2013, a house fire was reported from the subdivision of Putnam's Landing. Livingston Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to 185 Gwendolyn Drive to find a brick home with smoke billowing from it's roof. Additionally, Sergeant Jason Paske with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched. Nobody was home during the fire and nobody was injured. The fire appeared to have started from a central location in the house. Livingston VFD was able to save the home from complete destruction.
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When firemen arrived, smoke was billowing from the roof.
Sergeant Jason Paske with the Polk County Sheriff's Office helped to rescue a kitten.
Smoke was highly visible at the backside of the home.
Firemen saved the home, but there is interior damage.
Mixi & Molly were on the job.
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