Fire Destroys House in Linn County

Fire destroyed a house in Linn County on Saturday morning.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says authorities responded to the home at 3250 County Home Road around 9 am. When they arrived, visible flames were coming from the house.

The fire was reported by one of the residents who was home at the time. 60-year old Charles Dearman attempted to put out the fire, but wasn’t successful. He was treated at the scene for minor burns. There was no one else home nor any pets lost in the fire.

The home was a total loss. No foul play is suspected.

The Red Cross is assisting the homeowners.

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