Emergency vehicles responded to a fire 11:50 a.m. Sept. 24. off highway 10 near Grand Lake Casino. The crews that responded were Cowskin Rural Fire Department, Grove Fire Department, Paradise Point Fire Department as well as Grove Emergency Services, Police and Sheriff.
As of this time, no one knows what started the fire. Witnesses said it was fully engulfed before anyone was able to reach the lakeside home. It was originally believed that Jim himself was home, but that turned out not to be true. No one else is believed to be in the home.