Fire Destroys Jerome Home, But Owner Okay
Jerome, Idaho (KMVT-TV) A late afternoon fire in Jerome could be seen all the way to Twin Falls.
Just before five o'clock this afternoon, the Jerome Rural Fire Department responded to a fire at 176 West 100 North in Jerome. The owner of the house managed to make it out okay.
Flames consumed an attached garage and the house, along with a vehicle that was in the garage. Witnesses aren’t sure how the fire started, but they thought a diesel tank might be involved.
The Wendell Fire District brought a 3000 gallon super tanker to battle the blaze. One fireman was treated for heat exhaustion.
We’ll bring you more on this story as we get more information about it.
July 20, 2012.