Woman and Children Escape House Fire in Hurdland

On Wednesday night, March 29, 2017, the Hurdland Volunteer Fire Department, Edina Fire Department and Knox County Ambulance District were called to a house fire on First and State Street in Hurdland, MO, at approximately 10:30 p.m.

According to Tom Boatman, HVFD Assistant Chief, a single mother and two small children lived in the house. They escaped the fire unharmed.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

“We contained the fire to one room and an outer wall. The roof and most of the house was still intact, but there was a lot of smoke and water damage,” said Boatman.

Photo submitted by the Hurdland Volunteer Fire Department