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August 18, 2021
About 3:15 p.m., Monday, Aug. 9, the first fire was set on a garage in Kiowa, Kansas. That was the same day as the August meeting of Kiowa's City Council at 7.
During staff reports at the meeting the fire was mentioned and assured by officials it was under investigation. After the meeting the fire re-lit around 10:05 p.m., according to Kiowa Police Chief Travis Peterson.
Chief Peterson said the unattached garage that burned was located at 610 Drumm Street and owned by Randy Lohmann. The other unattached garage that ignited was located at 611 Miller St., owned by a real estate company RTS P...