Fireworks Causes Estimated $10.5K in Damage to Duplex in Kansas

July 7, 2020

Authorities are blaming fireworks for a blaze that caused an estimated $10,500 in damage to a Junction City, Kansas, duplex.

WIBW-TV reports that the fire was reported around 4:20 a.m. Sunday on the northeast edge of the city.

Junction City Fire Department officials said the blaze was caused by fireworks that were disposed inside a plastic trash receptacle. Crews found heavy fire in the front of the residence and the garage area upon arriving.

Four people and a pair of dogs were evacuated.

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