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Fire Destroys Home in Billings, No One Injured

BILLINGS, Mo. -- A fire in Billings today has destroyed a home on U.S. 60 near Madison Street.
UPDATE: BILLINGS, Mo. – A fire in Billings today has destroyed a home on U.S. 60 near Madison Street.

Billings Volunteer Fire Chief Henry Boss said the cause of the blaze was undetermined and likely would remain so, because of the extent of the damage.

The blaze began at the back of the home and was it was fully involved in flames when responders arrived about 10 a.m.
It spread through the attic and burned most of the house.

Fire fighters from Billings, Republic and Clever battled the blaze in cold temperatures, Boss said.

“It made the ground really slick,” he said. “The Republic and Clever units were a big help and we really appreciated that.”

No one was injured in the blaze, he said. The home’s occupant was at work at the time of the blaze.





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BILLINGS, Mo. - Traffic has returned to normal on U.S. 60 in Billings as firefighters clean up after battling a fire in a small home at the corner of 60 and Madison Street.

A receptionist at Billings City Hall said no other information was available at this time, but some trucks have left the scene and those remaining are in the cleanup phase.

Phone calls to the Billings Volunteer Fire Department and Billings Police Department were not answered shortly before noon.

More information will be posted when it becomes available.

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