Couple displaced following last night’s fire west of Kinnear

The former La Cantina building west of Kinnear was consumed in a fire yesterday afternoon. A couple had been living there and renovating the building to turn into a permanent home, shared Fremont County Fire Protection District Division Chief Ron Wempen.

While the building is a total loss, no injuries were reported. However, the two have been displaced and are receiving assistance from the American Red Cross of Wyoming.

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The State Fire Marshal is currently investigating, but preliminary findings show the cause of the fire as accidental, Ron shared.

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A fundraiser has been set up for the couple. Click here to learn more.

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