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Blaze destroys vacant Ogden home; no injuries reported

Blaze destroys vacant Ogden home; no injuries reported
Posted at 6:56 AM, Aug 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-22 08:56:52-04

OGDEN, Utah — Fire officials are investigating a blaze that consumed a vacant Ogden home early Saturday morning.

At 3:48 a.m., Ogden firefighters responded to a structure fire at 979 N. Jefferson Avenue. When they arrived on scene, the home was fully engulfed in flames, according to a press release from Ogden City Fire Department.

Fire crews initially attacked the blaze from the outside due to the heavy amount of fire. When firefighters were able to make entry into the house, the release states, no one was found inside.

The home was a total loss with damage estimates of $120,000, the release states.

Ogden City Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Seventeen firefighters from Ogden City Fire and Northview Fire Agency responded to the scene.

No injuries were reported.