Norfolk house fire causes $75K in damage
NORFOLK, Neb. -- First responders in northeast Nebraska were on the scene of a fire Wednesday afternoon.
Norfolk Fire and Rescue were called to N. 10th Street after receiving reports of a fire at a home.
Heavy smoke could be seen coming from the home after the fire call came in at approximately 2:30 p.m.
The Norfolk Fire Division says that there were no injuries. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
NFD Captain Lannce Grothe said that when crews arrived they saw light smoke and no flames coming from the structure.
Once inside, first arriving crews said there was moderate smoke and light flames on the interior of the home.
Grothe said it took about 19 firefighters and five rigs 10 minutes to control the fire, and another hour and 45 minutes to overhaul the structure.
The property is estimated to be worth about $160,000 and sustained $50,000 in damage to the structure and $25,000 in damage to the contents.
NFD said it was assisted by the Norfolk Police Division, Norfolk Public Power District, Hadar Fire, and Black Hills Energy.