Sugarfoot and Peaches Fire

The yellow tape keeps people from entering the business that was closed because of extensive fire damage.

The Fort Scott Fire Department received a call November 10 at 2:49 p.m. of a fire at Sugarfoot and Peaches BBQ, 1601 E. Wall.

A total of four fire trucks and 10 people worked to contain the fire, Dave Bruner, Fort Scott Fire Marshall said.

Helping also were Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Scott Police Department, and Mercy Hospital Emergency Medical Services.

A melted piece of technology sits on the porch of Sugarfoot and Peaches BBQ.

“The owner and one other person spotted the fire and called it in,” Bruner said.

John Embry is the owner of Sugarfoot and Peaches.

There were no injuries.

The building experienced extensive smoke damage throughout.

“The cause is undetermined,” Bruner said.

Calls to the business were met with a “Not In Service” message.

The main entrance to the business shows evidence of smoke.


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