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House in Daus community destroyed by fire Tuesday morning
Karen House
Dec. 11, 2018, 1:59 p.m.

UPDATE 12/11/2018 8:26 p.m.:  A gofundme account has been set up to help the man whose house this was.

Dec. 11, 2018 – A house in the Daus community was completely destroyed by fire Tuesday morning, Dec. 11.


The multi-story home was fully involved when firefighters arrived at about 10:45 a.m. Neighbors spotted the fire that began while the family was out of town, and called 911, according to Southend Fire Chief Ken Herron.

Southend Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) was dispatched to the scene at 749 Woodcock Lane, and requested mutual aid assignment for Dunlap VFD.

According to Dunlap Lt. Christopher Walker, Dunlap firefighters assisted Southend with water supply, and keeping the fire from spreading to the surrounding woods.

Firefighters contained the blaze to the one structure, and no injuries were reported.

Chief Herron said the cause of the fire is unknown.

Photos courtesy of Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department.