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Early morning fire causes about $350,000 in damages

LEWISVILLE, Idaho (KIFI) - Central Fire and Jefferson County deputies were dispatched to the Grant/Lewisville area for the report of an attached garage on fire early Friday morning.

The reporting party notified dispatch the house was starting to catch fire as well at 2:11 a.m., and dispatch was able to verify all occupants of the home and all pets were safely out of the home.

JCSO Deputies were first on the scene and started notification and evacuation of neighboring houses for safety purposes. Central Fire Stations that responded were Lewisville, Menan, and Rigby, and engines arrived on the scene and started fire suppression. The fire has been knocked down and crews are overhauling and checking for fire extension.

Rocky Mountain Power, Chaplains of Idaho, and Ucon Fire also assisted Central Fire and JCSO deputies with the incident. The immediate neighborhood was out and assisting the family with their needs as well.

The attached garage is completely destroyed, and the interior of the home has extensive smoke and water damage. There were two cars in the garage the homeowner was able to get out of the garage. There was a camp trailer located on the side of the garage that also caught fire. Occupants of the home were treated and monitored for smoke inhalation. There were no injuries incurred at the fire scene.

The cause of the fire has not been determined. Idaho State Fire Marshal’s Office will be assisting in the fire investigation. Estimated damage from fire, smoke, and water is approximately $350,000.

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