Structure fire in Ogden causes $70K in damages

Crews battled a residential fire in Ogden Sunday morning that caused $70,000 in damages and also spread to a garage. Photo Courtesy: Ogden Fire Department

OGDEN, Utah, July 14, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews battled a residential fire in Ogden Sunday morning that caused $70,000 in damages and also spread to a garage.

The Ogden Fire Department said in a series of tweets that crews were dispatched to the incident, at 1646 Ogden Ave., at 8:51 a.m.

A total of 17 firefighters were on scene from Ogden City and South Ogden Fire Departments. Crews operated in a defensive strategy on the garage and and offensive strategy on the residence.

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Crews also worked to protect adjacent exposures, secure utilities and ventilate the structure, a tweet said.

The fire was extinguished by 10 a.m.

The home and its garage were damaged as well as two vehicles.

One resident is displaced as a result of the fire, officials said. There are no injuries associated with the incident.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

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