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Fire destroys part of Wamego Storage



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A fire early Wednesday morning destroyed part of the Wamego Self Storage facility. photo by Beth Howell Day, The Smoke Signal.
August 21, 2014
An early morning fire destroyed half of one of the buildings at Wamego Self Storage on Wednesday.

According to Paul Schlifke, Wamego Police Department, the call was received about 2 a.m. Firefighters from Wamego Fire, Louisville Fire, and St. George Fire responded to the scene. The Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office was called in to investigate and the cause of the fire was determined not to be arson. Other personnel called to the scene included members from Wamego Police, Pottawatomie County Sheriff, Pottawatomie County Emergency Management, and Wamego Utilities.

According to the owner, Dave Karnowski, this is the only fire the facility has experienced in 35 years.

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