Fire destroys home that was being remodeled

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Firefighters are trying to determine if an electrical spark from remodeling equipment might be to blame for an early morning house fire.

Crews were called out to 67th and Campbell avenues at about 3:30 a.m. Monday.

Crews cut holes in the roof to vent the smoke, which is a common operation with this kind of fire.

No injuries were reported but the damage to the house is extensive, running along the back of the home and all the way up to the attic. Firefighters are calling it a total loss.

Some remodeling was underway to an addition at the back of the house.

While investigators have not determined how the fire started, it’s possible that a spark from some of the remodeling equipment might have set it off.

Firefighters kept the flames from spreading to neighboring houses.

The home was vacant so nobody was displaced.

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