Fire fighters quickly extinguish house fire in Smithfield

Fire fighters were called to a house fire Wednesday night. The two-alarm blaze was reported just after 7:30 p.m. at 289 East 200 North in Smithfield.

According to emergency radio traffic, a resident of the home detected the fire and called 911. She told dispatch operators the blaze was located in the attic and all the occupants had been able to evacuate safely.

First crews on the scene reported the fire was fully involved. Flames were seen coming from the roof of the home.

Fire fighters were able to spray water on the flames from outside, and then enter the home to finish extinguishing the blaze.

The cause of the fire and extent of the damage is still being determined.

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