Three Horton houses ‘total loss’ after catching fire

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HORTON, Kan. (KSNT) – Three Horton homes are a total loss after a fire spread Tuesday afternoon.

It all started around 12:30 p.m. on E. 8th Street in Horton. Firefighters on scene told KSNT News when they arrived, one of the houses was fully engulfed, which caused two neighboring houses to catch fire.

No one was hurt in the fires.

Officials said it’s too early to determine the cause, but they said there was a wood-burning stove in the house that initially caught on fire.

The City of Horton said the families that lost their homes need clothing and food.

You can drop off the items at the Horton Police Department. That’s located at 205 E 8th St, Horton, KS 66439.

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