No Injuries Edgewood Drive Fire 27 Aug 13


No injuries are reported in a fire that heavily damaged a home Monday morning on Edgewood Drive …

The Thief River Falls Fire Department responded to the call for assistance just before 5:30am to a home owned by Larry Johnson at 1228 Edgewood Drive. Fire fighters arrived to find the two car, attached garage, fully engulfed in flame – the 2 occupants of the home safely outside.

The garage was destroyed. Fire fighters managed to save the home, although there was significant smoke damage.

Smoke detectors inside the home are credited with sounding an alarm, which woke the two people inside. Once safely outside, they saw the lights on at a neighboring home and ran across to call for help.

No damage estimate was immediately available. 2 vehicles in the garage, a 2005 Cadillac and a 2007 pickup, were destroyed in the fire. The State Fire Marshall has been called in to assist in determining the source of the blaze.