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Fire destroys residence west of Great Falls - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana

Fire destroys residence west of Great Falls

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The residence has been deemed a total loss.

Jason McAllister of the Vaughn fire department said that the fire was "pretty well involved" by the time crews arrived, with flames coming out of the home.

There was one person inside when the fire broke out; the person was able to get out with no injuries.

McAllister says that the fire appears to have started near the furnace heater.

He said that the extreme cold hampered their efforts, as did the road conditions.

There is no word yet on whether the resident(s) of the home require assistance; we will try to find out.


(1st Report, 9:14 a.m.) Firefighters responded to a structure fire west of Great Falls overnight.

It happened along Windsor Lane off of McIver Road at about 2:30 a.m.

A witness told KRTV that a trailer burned.

Black Eagle Volunteer Fire Department was called out to provide mutual aid; other responding agencies included Vaughn, MT Air National Guard, Gore Hill, Ulm, Manchester, and Sun Prairie.

BEVFD says that there were no injuries, and all crews went home safe. 

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire, nor the amount of damage.

We are working on getting more information and will keep you updated.

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