On July 19, 2017 at 5:38 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 11484 South 1st East for a structure fire.
Upon arrival, crews found a rural barn to be fully involved in fire. There was heavy flame impingement upon the single wide trailer, which was immediately adjacent to the barn. Crews were able to keep the fire contained to the barn with minor damage to the trailer.
There were no injuries. The trailer was a vacant structure that had been vacant for the last couple of years.
The barn was a total loss. There were no animals injured.
Fifteen crew members responded, including Engine 4, Engine 2, Ladder 1, Ambulance 7, Ambulance 2, Tender 4, Tender 2, Battalion Chief 1 and Chief 4.
The estimated damage is $20,000.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation
For additional information, contact Battalion Chief Cody Anderson at (208) 612-8413.