Family’s home destroyed by fire

By: KLKN Newsroom

HOSKINS, Neb. (AP)  Six people in a family have escaped safely from flames that destroyed their rural home in northeast Nebraska’s Stanton County.

County Sheriff Mike Unger says firefighters were dispatched around 1:30 a.m. Monday to the three-story house on Nebraska Highway 35 near Hoskins. Crews from Hoskins, Norfolk, Stanton and Winside were called in to help.      

The couple and their four children were home when the fire started, but they fled to safety. The home and an outbuilding were destroyed.         

The fire cause is being investigated.