Fire Destroys Home in LaPlata

A weekend fire destroyed a home in La Plata.

Crews responded to a fire at a home on East Moore St. around 2:30 p.m. yesterday. The metal roof of the home made it difficult for firefighters to access the flames that were spreading to the roof. By around 3:45 p.m. crews had the fire under control. No one was inside the home when the fire broke out. The La Plata Volunteer Fire Department was assisted by Kirksville, Atlanta, Adair County Eastern, and Adair County Northern Novinger Fire Departments. Authortitie are investigating the cause of the fire. Friends of the homeowners have set up a donation page on their behalf. Go to and search: Tyler and Amy Murray House Fire.

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