Just Before 8:30 Saturday morning, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 2023 South Grange Ave.
According to Battalion Chief Steven Fessler, when the fire crews arrived on scene, there was a large fire on the back deck that extended into the attic space of the house. Within 25 minutes, the fire was under control and completely extinguished within an hour.
There was major fire and smoke damage to the house and contents. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded with five fire trucks, three support vehicles and 20 firefighters. There were no injuries at the fire.
Sioux Falls Fire Rescue would like to remind neighbors to check your smoke alarm batteries and have an escape plan for fire emergencies.