House fire on Hatfield Street
Improperly discarded smoking materials are being investigated as the possible cause of a house fire on Southwest Hatfield Street in Madras, at 5:18 p.m., Oct. 6.
According to the Jefferson County Fire District report, the occupants, Fancy Smith and Mitchell DeVaney, saw light smoke coming from a cellar below the home, which is owned by Danny Bueno.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, which started on the porch and extended below to the cellar. Responding were two fire engines, one truck, nine volunteer and three staff firefighters.