Orem fire destroys home, kills pet dog

FILE: Firefighter

OREM, Utah — Firefighters are investigating what sparked a house fire in Orem that caused several thousand dollars in damage and killed a pet.

Crews first responded to the home near 600 South and 700 West at about 4:50 p.m. Wednesday.

A pet dog died in the fire; there were no other injuries.

Orem Fire Department received assistance from the Pleasant Grove and Provo Fire Departments.

In total, between 26-30 firefighters responded and had the fire out within 30 minutes.

The house is considered a total loss with damages of $250,000.