Nearly $300K in damage caused by overnight fire

NORFOLK, Neb. -- An overnight fire caused extensive damage to both the structure and contents of a Norfolk home.

The Norfolk Fire Division was dispatched to 1500 Eldorado Road shortly after midnight Tuesday morning.

After encountering heavy smoke and flames on the exterior of the home, approximately 35 firefighters and eight rigs got the fire under control in approximately 25 minutes. It took firefighters another four hours to overhaul the structure.

The property, estimated to be worth about $460,000, sustained approximately $150,000 worth of damage to the structure and $145,000 of damage to the contents.

The Norfolk Fire Division was assisted by the Hadar Fire Department, Battle Creek Fire Department, Hoskins Woodland Park Rescue, Norfolk Ambulance, Norfolk Police, Black Hills and NPPD.

No injuries were reported.

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