A home in the Gravois area was virtually destroyed after being heavily damaged by fire, smoke and heat in a blaze May 24.


A home in the Gravois area was virtually destroyed after being heavily damaged by fire, smoke and heat in a blaze May 24.
No one was injured in the fire off Route J between Highways 5 and 135, according to a press release from the Gravois Fire Protection District.
At 3:51 p.m. Thursday, Gravois personnel were called to a structure fire at 11095 Tierra Lane. Upon arrival at the scene, firefighters reportedly found a manufactured home with heavy smoke coming from the structure.
Crews immediately attacked the fire, but the structure was heavily damaged.
Fifteen fire personnel and nine apparatus responded. Versailles Rural Fire Protection District assisted with mutual aid.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Missouri Fire Marshall's Office, according to the press release.
The structure was owned by Tim Knipp of Gravois Mills and was occupied by Chris and Kasandra Wnoroski and their two children, the press release states.
No one was home at the time of the fire, according to the press release.