(Update 03/01/14 – 9:45 a.m.): By 9:30 a.m. Saturday the flames were contained and crews were back at the firehouse by 9:45. No injuries were reported and the Marshall Fire Department is working on the official report.
Marshall Fire crews were called to the Marceline Manor Retirement community in the 800 block of East Gordon, due to a commercial fire alarm about 8:40 Saturday morning. Once crews were on scene they confirmed smoke and flames were visible and that the manor was being evacuated. A second call for assistance was put out just before 8:45 a.m.