House Fire Causes Extensive Damage


0  Updated at 11:05 am, December 12th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(UCON, ID) – A fire caused extensive damage to a home northwest of Ucon Tuesday.  Officials with the Idaho Falls Fire Department say the fire broke out at 2:30 p.m. on 15th East, about a half-mile south of County Line Road. Crews reported seeing smoke pouring out of the attic at the time they arrived, prompting them to secure power lines nearby. Firefighters remained at the scene for several hours in blistering cold weather to monitor the blaze, which remains under investigation. Damages are estimated at about $45,000.