AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The Amarillo Fire Marshall has ruled a house fire on 4213 SW 15th street as accidental.
The blaze sparked Wednesday afternoon while the family was out.
When fire crews entered the home, they found a significant amount of fire in the attic.
The fire was called under control at 6:45 p.m.
No-one was injured in the fire but three dogs are confirmed dead.
Officials listed the cause as a malfunction of the old knob and tube wiring in the home.
Damages are estimated at 140,000 dollars.
The American Red Cross has been called in to assist the family.