Norfolk firefighters extinguish house fire
NORFOLK - The Norfolk Fire Division responded to a call last (Monday) night at around 8:30. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke on the main floor and fire at the bottom of the basement stairs and basement rooms in a home at 1015 South 1st Street. Norfolk Fire Division Inspector Dan Nelson says it took approximately 30 firefighters and 3 rigs about 30 minutes to control the fire and another 60 minutes to overhaul the structure. The property is occupied and owned by Mark Keugar and his brother. The $80,000 home sustained approximately $45,000 in damage with another $20,000 to the contents. There were no injuries to firefighters or the home’s occupants.