POLICE

House fire in Cedar City displaces five people

Nov 6, 2021, 7:31 PM
Photo credit: Cedar City Fire Department Facebook page.

CEDAR CITY, Utah — A house fire early Saturday morning in Cedar City has left five people displaced.

According to Lowell Sorensen, captain of the Cedar City Fire Department, first responders were notified of a fire at 221 Casa Loma Lane at 1:54 a.m. 

All five of people living in the home were able to get out uninjured. They were alerted to the fire by smoke alarms in the house.

Authorities say 25% to 50% of the home was damaged. The roof was burned off in the fire. Authorities also say the first floor of the house and the basement suffered significant water damage. 

The fire was contained to just the house. Additionally, authorities say the fire may have started in the attic. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. However, first responders don’t suspect foul play was involved.

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