Fire at Amarillo home rekindles overnight, causes $40K worth of damage

Source: KFDA
Source: KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - A fire at an Amarillo home rekindled overnight, causing an estimated $40,000 in damage.

Around 6:56 a.m., the Amarillo Fire Department was called to a home at the 600 block of North Johnson to find the house fully engulfed.

The fire was considered under control by 7:12 a.m.

The Amarillo Fire Department was called to the same address last night at 11:46 p.m. The fire involved the garage and back area of the house and was called under control shortly after Midnight.

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The initial fire was ruled as undetermined by the Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office, and officials say the second fire was a rekindle that started as a small fire in the attic.

The American Red Cross did responds to assist with relocating the occupants of the home.

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