By NATE KING Salina Post
SALINE COUNTY — Seven people escaped after a fire at a home in central Kansas.
Just after 9:33 a.m. on Sunday, firefighters responded to a fire at a home located in the mobile home establishment on the northwest side of the 100 block of Borgmeyer Lane. Assaria.
Before the fire broke out, the home was occupied by the 54-year-old homeowner, his 51-year-old wife, 28-year-old son, and the homeowner's four grandchildren.
According to Saline County Undersheriff Brent Melander, everyone was able to escape the home and no one was injured as a result of the fire.
Initial damage estimates exceed $30,000, according to the Saline County Sheriff's Office.
"The owner said they were having ongoing electrical issues prior to when someone noticed the fire," Melander said. "Nearby homes were evacuated due to the active fire."