Scottsdale house under construction goes up in flames

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SCOTTSDALE - Large fire engulfs Scottsdale home under construction causing $3.5 million in damage.

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Major house fire in Scottsdale - House under construction in Scottsdale fully engulfed in flames.

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According to the Scottsdale Fire Department the fire started just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and left a large custom home, 12,000-square-feet, under construction completely destroyed.

PIO Tiffany Nichols said the first arriving units found the home fully involved in flames but were able to quickly contain the fire.

Firefighters continued to monitor the area putting out small fires and hotspots during the evening hours.

There were no injuries reported.

The house was 70 to 80 percent complete.

Fire investigators determined the blaze to be accidental and related to construction activities.