Ironton house considered total loss after fire

Published 11:01 pm Saturday, December 13, 2008

An Ironton residence is being called a total loss after fire ravaged it Friday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the 1114 S. 11th St. home of the Matt Thomas family just after 4 p.m.

“The fire is still under investigation but is appears to have started in the rear of the downstairs and spread to the attic,” Ironton Fire Capt. Craig Thomas said.

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Those who were in the house at the time of the fire did escape safely.

Firefighters remained on the scene until approximately 8 p.m.