House fire engulfs home north of Amarillo

House fire engulfs home north of Amarillo

AMARILLO, TX - The Potter County Fire Department battled a house fire North of Amarillo Friday afternoon.

Two people inside the home were able to escape without injuries.

Officials say the cause of the fire is unknown but are investigating the scene. 

The home near Byrd Drive & McLemore Lane was destroyed by the fire that lasted over an hour. 

Potter County units arrived at the scene around 1:25 p.m. and were able to have it controlled by 2:35.

Fire Chief Lake says the damage is estimated at $50,000.

Nine fire trucks and 21 firefighters worked together to extinguish the fire before it could spread to neighboring areas.