McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 25, 2013

Fire in Krebs destroys one home

By Jeanne LeFlore
Staff Writer

McALESTER — A Krebs home was a total loss after a Monday morning house fire, officials say.

No one was injured in the early morning blaze. “We had a call at 12:55 a.m.,” said Chief Chuck Nelms of the Krebs Fire Volunteer Department.

He said both the Krebs and Alderson fire departments responded to the fire on North Church Street in Krebs.

He said three fire trucks and about 15 firefighters responded to the  the scene.

Nelms said the fire is still under investigation but there were no signs of foul play.

The loss is totaled at $50,000.

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