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AFD Crews Extinguish Minor Midtown House Fire in Minutes

Published On: Jan 17 2014 12:12:00 PM AKST
AFD Crews Respond to Midtown House Fire

The Anchorage Fire Department responded to a fire at a Midtown home Friday afternoon, rapidly putting it out with no injuries reported.

AFD dispatchers say 12 units were sent to the single-story home, on the 800 block of Chugach Way near its intersection with Arctic Boulevard, just after noon Friday.

Initial reports indicated light smoke rising from a garage at the home, with arriving crews told that the blaze originated from a space heater.

Dispatchers say crews arrived at 12:07 p.m., with the fire brought under control at 12:15 p.m.

Channel 2's Sarah Evans contributed information to this story.