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Boise Fire responds to two house fires in ten hours

FIRETRUCK
Posted at 9:51 AM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 11:51:41-05

BOISE, Idaho — Boise Fire is reminding citizens to be safe after responding to two house fires in ten hours.

The first fire happened before 9 Thursday night on Grunder Street. The fire appeared to have started after the homeowner tried to start a fire in the fireplace. There was heavy damage done to the home, the Boise Burnout Fund and TIP Treasure Valley are assisting the residents. Two people were inside the home and are okay, but two dogs did not make it.

The second fire happened on S. Pond Friday morning just after 6. The fire began in the garage and there is heavy smoke and water damage throughout the home. TIP Treasue Valley, the Boise Burnout Fund and Idaho Red Cross are assisting the five residents.