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St. George home is a total loss after attic fire

Dec 10, 2022, 8:00 PM | Updated: Dec 12, 2022, 8:34 am

A single-family home is a total loss after a fire in the attic caused the roof to collapse, said St...

Around 1:45 p.m. today the St. George Fire Department received a call about a house fire at 1800 South and 2660 East. (Photo credit: St. George Fire)

(Photo credit: St. George Fire)

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Around 1:45 p.m. today the St. George Fire Department received a call about a house fire. St. George Fire Chief Robert Stoker told KSL NewsRadio the fire was at 1800 South and 2660 East. 

Occupants of the home reported a chimney fire and when crews arrived smoke was visible. No one occupied the home at the time of the report. 

“When we arrived there was quite a bit of smoke showing from the attic of the home, it’s a single-family, single-level home,” Stocker said. 

Firefighters were pulled out of the home after a roof collapse, resulting in a total loss of the house. 

The chief said the fire could have been burning in the attic for some time before the residents noticed. 

No injuries were reported.

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