Twin Falls Fire Department Crews Battle Early Morning Blaze, One Injured


By Paul Johnson

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - One person was injured in an early morning house fire at 1142 Kenyon Road in Twin Falls County. Josh Palmer with the city said the department responded at about 4:30 am. When fire fighters arrived on the scene they found the main floor of the two-level home engulfed in flames.

Firefighters were unable to locate anyone outside the home, so they immediately began to search the residence for occupants. Fire fighters found one female in the home, who was removed from the home and transported by ambulance to St. Luke’s Magic Valley Hospital. The condition of the victim is unknown at this time.
One fire fighter was also transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation. He was released after being treated.

Three fire engines responded to the fire, which was under control at 6:37 a.m. The home sustained significant fire damage.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Twin Falls Fire Department and the Twin Falls Police Department. Idaho’s First News is following this developing story and will have more as it becomes available.

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