The Sedalia Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire early this morning at 640 E. 10th Street.

The fire appears to have originated in the attic, and fire was visible when firefighters arrived.

Sedalia Fire Chief Matt Irwin said that all residents were able to escape the burning structure, and also that no firefighters were injured.

There were a total of 15 SFD personnel on scene with seven apparatus. Two SPD officers also responded.

PCAD was also on scene helping firefighters rehab due to the smoke and excessive heat.

Chief Irwin called for mutual aid from Pettis County Fire, and they also responded to the scene with 4 units.

The call came in at 5:44 a.m., and firefighters remained on scene, dealing with hot spots as of 8 a.m.

The fire chief said that an investigation of the fire will be conducted.


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