Fire damages Wabash home

Wabash firefighters enter the smoke-filled home at 39 W. Sinclair St. early Sunday morning. Photo by Emma Rausch

By Emma Rausch

A Wabash residence suffered $55,000 in damage costs in an early morning fire on Sunday, Jan. 10.

The Wabash City Fire Department was dispatched to 39 W. Sinclair St. at 5:54 a.m. on Sunday after being alerted by homeowner Justin Kelly.

Fire department personnel were on scene for approximately three hours, according to an official report.

No injuries were reported.

Fire Chief Barry Stroup told The Paper of Wabash County, the fire’s point of origin remains under investigation. The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the State Fire Marshall’s office.

The fire department was assisted at the scene by the Wabash City Police Department, Wabash County EMA and the State Fire Marshall’s office.

Posted on 2016 Jan 12