Casper Firefighters Carry Building Occupant Out During Attic Fire

A building’s occupant was uninjured following a structure fire in Casper Monday morning.

According to a Casper Fire-EMS news release, firefighters were called to a structure fire in the 100 block of East 13th Street at roughly 8:40 a.m. The occupant could smell and see smoke from the building’s attic.

The occupant was unable to leave the building, so firefighters carried them out.

Not long after, firefighters found a fire in a hidden space in a wall and the attic. The fire was brought under control a short time later, according to the release.

The fire’s cause was determined to be an electrical malfunction and, as a result, power to the residence was shut off.

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