KENNETT, MO (KAIT)- Fireofficials say nature is to blame for a house fire Monday on the north bypass inKennett.
According to Fire Chief John Mallot, renovations were beingmade to the vacant house when high winds fanned the fire from a blow torch usedto patch the roof. Workers had left thehome when the fire began.
Chief Mallot says employees from a plant across the streetnoticed smoke coming from the house. Ittook the fire department about one hour to put out the flames.
No one was injured in the fire.