|Heavy Fire conditions upon arrival|
At approx. 1:45 am on May 16, Belton firefighters were summoned to assist Cheddar and Friendship Fire Departments on a residential structure fire. Belton E-2 arrived first to find heavy fire conditions involving nearly 50% of the structure. Crews made entry through the front door and put a quick stop on the progression of fire. A search was made and proved negative. Extensive overhaul was needed to complete extinguishment. Cheddar 12-01 called for an investigator to respond and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.