Fire damages home in Hays

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HAYS, Kan. -- A home in Hays has suffered extensive damage following a fire overnight.

Firefighters, police and EMS were dispatched to the home in the 3500 block of Fairway Drive around 3:45 a.m. Monday.

When they arrived, the fire in the attached garage was spreading to the attic and living areas. A vehicle in the driveway was also on fire and wind was threatening nearby properties.

The occupants heard the smoke detector and were able to escape. They were transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance, but the severity of their injuries is unknown.

The fire was eventually extinguished, but the home suffered heavy damage. The cause is currently unknown and is under investigation by the Hays fire and police departments and the Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office.


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