UPDATE: Home ruled a total loss after fire in Taylor County

Published: Sep. 11, 2017 at 5:14 AM EDT
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The home where crews battled flames early Monday morning is being ruled a total loss.

According to Chief Crimm of the Grafton Fire Department, though the home was ruled a total loss they were able to save a lot of the families belongings.

The fire is not being considered suspicious in nature. The investigation into the cause is ongoing.

In addition to Grafton Fire, Fellowsville Fire, Triune Halleck Fire, and Boothsville Fire, and Taylor County EMS responded to the scene.

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Fire officials say the home was badly damaged. Luckily, all residents were able to exit the home without any injuries.

Firefighters were able to tame the blaze after nearly two hours. Crews are still on scene to complete the investigation and handle continuous smoke.

There is no word on the cause of the flame at this time.


Grafton Fire crews responded to an early morning house fire on Bosser Road on Monday.

According to 911 dispatchers, the flame broke out just before 4:30 a.m.

Authorities say residents were home at the time of the fire. There are no reported injuries.

Stay with 5 News as more details emerge.