On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at approximately 7:00 PM, the Williams Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire located on Husted Road in Williams.
Upon arrival, fire crews were able to contain the fire to a single bedroom and extinguish quickly.
Williams Fire Chief, Jeff Gilbert commented that the fire was determined to have started from an electrical malfunction in a window air conditioning unit within the bedroom.
Occupants of the residence were able to exit the home safely, and no injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
On Thursday, July 2, 2015, the Williams Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at the corner of 9th and B Streets in Williams.
Upon arriving on the scene, the back portion of the home was fully engulfed and ignited surrounding vegetation.
According to Williams Fire Chief, Jeff Gilbert, the fire appeared to have started in the back utility porch where the washer and dryer were located; however the exact cause was not determined at the time of press.
The fire and fire extinguishing efforts caused extensive damage to the home.
Gilbert commented that everyone was able to exit the home safely, and no injuries were reported as a result of this incident.