Firefighters say electric wheelchair started house fire in Theodosia, Mo.

Published: Jan. 7, 2019 at 10:21 AM CST
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Firefighters with the Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department are investigating a house fire that started from an electric wheelchair.

Firefighters responded Sunday around 3:15 p.m. to the home in Longrun off of County Road 915. Firefighters say the structure was a total loss. The family escaped. Firefighters say pets inside apparently died.

Firefighters say an electric wheelchair on a charger started the fire.

Several agencies responded to the fire.