Updated Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 8:15 a.m.
LA VERKIN – Firefighters from several agencies are currently battling strong winds to put out a house fire in the area of 200 N and 560 W in La Verkin.
The fire began around 5 p.m. this evening and from the looks so far, the home will be a complete loss. Firefighters are trying to stop the fire from spreading to a nearby field and nearby homes in the subdivision.
Police Chief Lloyd Watkins said the renter was burning weeds when the fire got under the house. He said the fire smoldered under the home until it reached the porch and then it took off and consumed the home.
No one was injured in the fire.
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