State fire marshal to investigate cause of early morning house fire in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, Kan. – Osage County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a garage on fire early Thursday morning in Carbondale, Kan., but instead firefighters found a house fire that resulted in the home’s destruction.

The call at 4:02 a.m. Aug. 9, 2018, reported the fire at 324 Melody Lane, Carbondale, which is owned by Stephen Loschke, according to county land records.

Multiple fire districts assisted in the fire, those including those from Carbondale, Overbrook and Burlingame. The Kansas State Fire Marshal was called in to assist in the investigation.

No injuries were reported, but the house was a total loss, valued at $140,000. The fire marshal has determined the fire started in the garage but the cause remains under investigation.

Information thanks to the Osage County Sheriff’s Office.

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