Ogden house fire causes $80K in damage

Published: Sunday, Aug. 19 2012 8:31 p.m. MDT

OGDEN — A home in Ogden sustained $80,000 in damage to two bedrooms after a fire broke out.

Firefighters were called to 1045 W. 1520 North around 6:45 p.m. and found a home actively burning, Ogden Deputy Fire Chief Eric Bauman said. Fire crews searched the home for potential victims and found no one, prompting them to begin battling the blaze.

As of 8 p.m., the fire had been extinguished.

The home's two residents were not home when the fire started, Bauman said. The home sustained heavy smoke and fire damage to two bedrooms. It is estimated the damage amounted to $80,000.

No one was injured in the blaze. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Emiley Morgan

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