Fire destroys vehicle, damages MH residence

A pickup truck catching fire late Saturday morning in Mountain Home also led to damage to a residence. No injuries were reported from the fire at 715 Circle Drive.

According to the Mountain Home Fire Department, the alarm came in just before 11:30, and crews responded to the residence owned by Steve Nearn. The truck reportedly caught fire, and it spread to the residence.

The house had 5% fire damage, 10% smoke damage and 5% water damage. The truck was a total loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Eight personnel were on the scene with two engine companies for less than a half hour.

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