Update: Structure Fire Reported in Downtown Hays
10:30 -Hays Firefighters were called to a fire at a cabinet shop at 112 East 9th Street Friday morning around 8 am.
Five trucks responded, and the fire was quickly extinguished.
The spontaneous combustion of oily rags in a trash container is the suspected cause. Fire Chief Gary Brown says rags soaked in oils such as wood stains, cooking oil and paint should be placed in a metal can with a lid.
8:45 am – A fire reported at 112 E 9th Street in Hays is out. The call came in to the fire department around 8 am.
The cause has not been determined.