Fire Destroys Truckee House Under Construction

Fire officials in Truckee are investigating an early morning blaze that destroyed most of a home under construction in the Tahoe Donner subdivision.

The fire was reported at about six-30 this morning at a home on Ski View Loop. The home was not yet occupied.

Truckee Fire District spokesman Gene Welch estimated damage at
about 400-thousand-dollars. He says about 90 percent of the home
was destroyed.

Six fire engines responded to the fire, which started somewhere in the house and was contained to just that home. The cause has not been determined.

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