Updated: Authorities investigate house fire in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Crews were called to a fire on E. Harmony Street in southeast Sioux Falls Monday afternoon.
A garage attached to a single family home on the 5000 block of Harmony St. was fully engulfed in flames and smoke when responders arrived on the scene at 2:38 p.m.
Flames consumed the entirety of the attached garage and extended partially into the home.
All people and pets were able to get out safely, one minor injury was reported. No responders were inured during the incident.
Crews focused on extinguishing a fire that had consumed the entirety of the attached garage and extended partially into the home. Fire suppression efforts continued for some time, as did efforts to ensure that there was no further fire extension.
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded with 4 fire trucks, 3 support vehicles, and 18 personnel. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue was also assisted by Metro Communications, the Sioux Falls Police Department, Mid-American Energy, and Xcel Energy.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Nothing criminal is suspected at this time.
In its news release regarding the fire, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue said they “would like to remind residents of the importance of working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, as well as establishing and practicing escape plans.”
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