LFR battles large, two-alarm house fire in southwest Lincoln overnight
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Fire & Rescue had their hands full with a large house that broke out in southwest Lincoln very early Saturday morning.
Crews were called to a house near SW 24th and W Laguna Road just after 12:30 a.m. According to Lincoln Police, two individuals at the home were alerted by their dogs that the back of the house had caught fire.
LFR spent nearly an hour working to completely extinguish the flames. The fire was finally declared under control around 1:45 a.m., after crews switched to fighting the flames from the outside of the house just before 1 a.m.
According to LFR, two people and two dogs were displaced, but no injuries were reported. LFR said the fire started on the outside deck on the back of the home, but the cause is still under investigation.
Police say there’s $300,000 in damage, amounting to a total loss.
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