No one was injured. The three residents including Andy Everitt and his two teenage children were able to get out of the house.
According to Rural Fire Chief Garry Berges the fire originated from an outdoor wood burner building into the limestone residence through a kitchen window where there was fire and smoke damage. There was damage throughout the house.
The damage estimated was placed at approximately $5,000. Berges added the limestone prevented further damage.
The Red Cross was called in to provide assistance.
The owner of the house is Ken Smith of Geary County.