UPDATE: Structure Fire at RC McGraws in Manhattan, KS

UPDATE:

Manhattan, Kan. — Manhattan Fire Department investigators along with Riley County Police Department officers determined the cause of the fire at RC McGraws 2317 Tuttle Creek Boulevard on Sunday to be intentional.  An 11-year-old juvenile has been identified as the suspect.

The building is a single-story bar and grill that was occupied at the time of the fire. There were no injuries and everyone evacuated safely. Fire loss is estimated at $5000 to the structure and $7000 to the contents. The owner is listed as RLD Properties LLC of Summerfield, Kansas.

Please contact Deputy Chief Ryan Almes, Manhattan Fire Department, at 785-587-4504 with any questions.

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Original Story:

Manhattan, Kan. — At 1134 on February 6th, the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to 2317 Tuttle Creek Boulevard for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found a small fire that had been partially extinguished.  The remaining fire was extinguished within five minutes of arrival and all incoming crews were downgraded to non-emergent to assist with checking for extension and to assist with ventilating the structure.

The building is a single-story bar and grill that was occupied at the time of the fire. There were no injuries and everyone evacuated safely. Fire loss is estimated at $5000 to the structure and $7000 to the contents. The owner is listed as RLD Properties LLC of Summerfield, Kansas.  The fire cause is under investigation at this time.

Please contact Assistant Chief Sam Dameron, Manhattan Fire Department, at 785-587-4504 with any questions.

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