Traffic flowing after house fire

Home on fire

A home near Twin Hills Park caught fire earlier today.

MATTHEW BROWN | News Bulletin
Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 03:40 PM.

Update: The fire reportedly cost about $14,000 in damage.

CRESTVIEW — Traffic has stabilized after a house fire near Twin Hills Park required altered routes.

The house, at 556 N. Hathaway St., received severe damage but no injuries have been reported.

"No one was home at the time," Crestview Fire Deparmtent Battalion Chief David Brown said. The fire's cause has yet to be determined.

"The state fire marshal's office has been contacted to investigate," Brown said.

Authorities closed off a portion of East Pine Avenue while North Okaloosa Fire District and the Crestview Fire Department's crews extinguished the fire this afternoon.

Crews reportedly were dispatched to the scene around 2 p.m.

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