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Bothwell home destroyed in fire

 

A Bothwell home was completely destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday.  The sole resident of the home, Sandra Hood, 62,  was able to get out and call for help at a neighbor’s , but the home at 12695 N. 10800 W. was fully engulfed when fire crews from Thatcher and Tremonton arrived on scene just after 3:30 a.m.  The lack of fire hydrants in the area made it difficult to fight the fire, said Thatcher fire chief Alan Heiner. Central Box Elder Fire District was also call to bring in a tanker to supply additional water. The fire  started in the garage and spread through the rest of the home, said County Fire Marshal Corey Barton, but the exact cause is under investigation.   The homeowner suffered some smoke inhalation and was transported to Bear River Valley Hospital as a precautionary measure.  Estimated loss is approximately $175,000.

 

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3 comments for “Bothwell home destroyed in fire

  1. tyler christensen
    December 13, 2013 at 10:57 am

    my dad is one of those firemen that went to the house and tried to save it. my dad is Nate Christensen i think it is so cool that my dad is on the fire department.

  2. Laramie Strong
    December 17, 2013 at 10:52 am

    that fire was close to one of my cousins house

  3. Amy Crowns
    January 11, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    Tyler, tell your dad I said thank you for all that he does and all that he did here.

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