The Emporia Gazette
The cause of a Tuesday morning fire in the 300 block of 15th Avenue is still undetermined.
Emporia Fire Department reported to 310 W. 15th Ave. around 9:15 a.m. after dispatch toned out for a possible structure fire at the residence. No flames were showing when firefighters arrived on scene, but smoke was seen coming from the roof.
Upon investigation, EFD personnel were able to confirm a fire in the attic. Scanner traffic indicated that firefighters were finding hot spots and smoldering insulation and heavy smoke was still visible as the hot spots were located.
We will have more information on this as the situation further develops.