Fire heavily damaged a Parsons home on Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported to firefighters or occupants of the home in Orchard Park.
The fire happened at 1930 Boyd, which sustained an estimated $20,950 damage to the property and its contents, according to the fire report. Altamont, Labette District No. 9 and Oswego firefighters also responded in part because of the low water pressure in Parsons at the time.
Firefighters learned the second floor was on fire while en route to the call. They saw heavy smoke from the second story. Parsons police told firefighters that all occupants were accounted for, according to the report.
Firefighters attacked the fire from inside the home and from the second story from a position on top of the porch through a gable window. Firefighters knocked back the fire and opened ventilation to clear smoke so searches could be performed.
An occupant told Fire Chief Kenny Ward that he and his girlfriend were in the living room downstairs and smelled smoke. He walked upstairs and saw smoke and fire. He retrieved an extinguisher, expended it, then returned downstairs to tell his family they needed to leave, according to the fire report.
The house was occupied by Deborah Bloomer and her son, Anthony Bloomer. The total number of occupants at the time is unknown.
The cause of the fire was listed as a failure of equipment or heat source, the fire report said.