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Fire Damages Home Near Murtaugh

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By Jay Michaels

Murtaugh, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) A fire destroyed a house in Murtaugh this morning.

10 fire fighters responded to the house fire roughly three miles southeast of Murtaugh Lake just after ten o'clock this morning. Two engines and two tenders were able to get the fire at 3000 South 4800 East under control in about 15 minutes.
 
Taylor Hunsaker with the Rock Creek Fire District says, "When we got on location, there was fire venting from the roof.  We made an inside attack on it, and we got it knocked down."
 
No one was injured in the fire, and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

Mar. 19, 2013.


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