Sunday night fire destroys Hooper home

Nov 20 2012 - 12:29am

Images

A wood burning stove is suspected of starting a fire late Sunday night that destroyed a Hooper home.
(Scott Schwebke/Standard-Examiner)
A wood burning stove is suspected of starting a fire late Sunday night that destroyed a Hooper home.
(Scott Schwebke/Standard-Examiner)
A wood burning stove is suspected of starting a fire late Sunday night that destroyed a Hooper home.
(Scott Schwebke/Standard-Examiner)
A wood burning stove is suspected of starting a fire late Sunday night that destroyed a Hooper home.
(Scott Schwebke/Standard-Examiner)

HOOPER -- A home in Hooper was destroyed by fire Sunday night.

The fire was reported around 9:30 p.m. at 6624 W. 2500 South, said Weber Fire District Deputy Chief Paul Sullivan. He said when firefighters arrived, flames and smoke were coming from the attic.

Firefighters made an initial entry, but had to pull back and went into a defensive firefighting mode.

Sullivan said it is suspected that a wood-burning stove may have caused the fire.

The family inside the home made it out safely, and there were no injuries.

Sullivan estimed damages to the home and its contents at about $100,000.

In addition to Weber firefighters, other agencies reponding were Roy, Riverdale and North Davis fire departments. About 25 firefighters responded and were still on scene at 11 p.m.

 

From Around the Web

  +