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Lightning cause of house fire near Wymore

Lightning early last Thursday morning has been ruled as the cause of a house fire about 1 1/2 miles southwest of Wymore. The report came in just after midnight and by the time firefighters arrived at 12:20 am, the house was fully engulfed. Sharon Colgrove was the lone occupant and was able to escape without injury, however a cat and a dog were lost in the blaze. The house and its contents were declared a total loss. Wymore, Blue Springs, and Odell Fire Departments responded to the fire and stayed on scene until shortly after 6 am.

About Kevin Rippe

Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.