Grease Fire at House on North Washington in Mexico

A fire at a house in the 1200 block of North Washington last (Wednesday) night is caused by grease in a pan being overheated.

According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 11 where a resident had a fire on their stove and attempted to move the burning out the home and the fire spread to and melted part of a nearby piece of furniture and caused a slight burn to the persons hand.

Audrain County Ambulance District personnel attended to the resident’s hand.

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