Blaze ravages Orchard residence
November 12, 2020
A Wednesday evening fire leaves an Orchard couple homeless after their residence, located at 405 E. 3rd Street, was destroyed.
Orchard Fire Chief Duane Risinger said the department received an emergency call for a structure fire, Nov. 4, around 11 p.m.
Royal Fire Department also responded.
The residents, Jim and Gladys Fink, were able to escape from the blaze.
A mutual aid call was issued for departments from Brunswick, Ewing, Neligh and O'Neill.
Clearwater's rescue department also was on scene.
The Nebraska State Fire Marshal assisted at the scene.
Preliminary investigations indicate an el...