1 person taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after Jackson County fire

Courtesy: Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

JACKSON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – One person was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries suffered from a structure fire in Jackson County.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said at 9:14 Monday morning, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting the fire at the home located at 3214 Highway K-16, west of Holton. Multiple crews responded to the scene where they found someone inside. The person was taken to a Topeka hospital.

Sheriff Morse tells KSNT News the victim was alert and conscious when they were transported to the hospital.¬†Morse said there is no information to the patient’s condition available at this time.

The structure is a total loss.

The Jackson County Sheriff’ and the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

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