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SBFD determines structure fire electrical


Scottsbluff Fire investigators have determined the cause of structure fire that happened at 1409 16th Ave in Scottsbluff late Wednesday morning.

Investigators say an electrical fire started in a hobby room on the first floor of the house. 

Crews were dispatched to the home at 11:24 p.m. When they arrived billows of white smoke could be seen pouring out of the roof and windows. Animal control officials pulled two dogs from inside the home as crews put out the flames. Another dog was already outside of the home. 

Fire Chief Dana Miller says the homeowners were not present at the time of the fire.
 
Investigators determined the fire caused an estimated $50,000 worth of damage to the home.
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