Trent v. Sellers
1 Kan. App. 2d 267, 563 P.2d 1106, KS.0042177(1977)
Court of Appeals of Kansas
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This is an action for damages resulting from a fire which
completely destroyed the building and contents of the K-32 Bowl
(a bowling alley) owned and operated by plaintiff in Wyandotte
County. Judgment was entered for plaintiff and defendants have
appealed. The building in which plaintiff's business was conducted was
approximately 75 feet by 135 feet in dimension. It was of masonry
construction and contained twelve bowling lanes together with all
necessary equipment to operate the enterprise. Plaintiff had
operated his bowling alley at this location since August, 1959.
On April 8, 1971, the date of the fire, the business was being
managed by John Enderle and his wife Dorothy as employees of the