Casper, WY – According to the officials, this unfortunate incident occurred on Sunday afternoon. Casper Fire-EMS crews responded to the call about 3 p.m. about a fire in a single-family residence in the 1000 block of South Cedar Street.
When the Casper Fire-EMS crews arrived at the scene, they saw smoke coming from the attic area and found a fire in the fire in the fireplace chase that was moving into the walls and attic.
Crews brought the fire under control within minutes after arriving and exposed hidden spaces around the fireplace to assure it was out completely.
The two residents evacuated before firefighters arrived and no injuries were reported. Casper Fire-EMS crews are working to determine the exact cause.