Vacant home in Ogden sustains $40,000 in damages after fire breaks out

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OGDEN, Utah – Seventeen firefighters from two different agencies responded to a structure fire in Ogden Sunday after a blaze broke out in a vacant home.

According to information from the Ogden City Fire Department, the fire broke out at 3729 Jackson Ave. around 3:22 a.m.

The owner of the home lives out of state and the vacant home is listed for sale, according to the fire department.

When crews arrived they saw heavy flames in the garage. A total of 17 firefighters from the Ogden and South Ogden fire departments responded along with two ladder trucks, two engines, one paramedic rescue, one ambulance and a battalion chief.

Crews extinguished the fire in the garage, which had also spread to the attic of the home. The damage to the structure is estimated at $40,000.

There were no injuries reported, and the cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

Fire officials said a board up company has been called to secure the residence after the fire.