Web Exclusive: House Fire on Iris Street

The Amarillo Fire Department is investigating the cause of a house fire on Iris street in Amarillo.

Captain Bob Johnson says the fire started just after noon Thursday in the 1200 block of Iris. We're told 12 firefighters battled the blaze that caused an estimated $8,500 in damage.

A female occupant of the house suffered minor smoke inhalation. The fire is believed to have started in the bedroom, and most of the house suffered smoke and heat damage.