Idaho Falls, ID: On January 2, 2017 at 4:46 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to 294 E. 23rd Street, Idaho Falls, ID for a report of a structure fire in a single story private dwelling.
Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the front room window. The house was not occupied at the time of the fire. The homeowner returned home to find the fire and called 911.
Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire and searched the home to ensure all occupants were out.
There were no injuries.
The front room of the home was heavily damaged. The remainder of the home had smoke damage.
A total of eighteen firefighters were on scene to include two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances, two chiefs and a fire investigator.
The estimated damage is $60,000.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
For additional information, contact Battalion Chief Cody Anderson at (208) 612-8495.
About Idaho Falls Fire Department: The mission of the Idaho Falls Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of Idaho Falls by providing the highest possible levels of service through fire prevention, public education, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and mitigation of the effects of natural and man-made disasters consistent with the resources provided as desired and dictated by the citizens and elected officials of the City of Idaho Falls. The department serves the City of Idaho Falls and the Bonneville County Fire Protection District. In 2015, the department provided an unmatched level of service at 4,011 engine responses and 8,666 ambulance calls. Learn more on our website.