McCaskill and Blevins Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a house fire on Saturday, March 18th at 202 Hempstead 282 South. The Hempstead County Sheriff’s Department also responded and Deputy Luke Sorensen made contact with Randy Walters, who stated that his mother- Sue Walters- owned the residence. Deputy Sorensen spoke with several firefighters who stated that the house was fully engulfed upon their arrival. They also stated that they did not known what started the fire. The house was declared a total loss.