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HFD responds to electrical fire

9/3/2014

Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

At 2:06 p.m. Wednesday, the city of Hays Fire Department, assisted by the Hays Police Department and Ellis County EMS, responded to a report of a building fire at 2508 Vine.

On arrival, firefighters found an electrical fire in a ceiling light fixture in a commercial building. The fire was out on their arrival. The occupants discovered the fire, called 911 and shut off the electrical power to extinguish the fire. Fortunately, the fire was confined to the light fixture and had not yet spread to other combustibles.

Nineteen firefighters staffing four fire trucks responded.