Structure fire destroys North Pole home

(Photo Courtesy North Star Fire Department)
A North Pole home was destroyed by a structure fire this morning.
According to a release by the North Star Fire Department, the fire occurred at 3am on Tramon Avenue.
Upon arrival the home was completely engulfed in flames with the roof partially collapsed, fire personnel were able to control the fire in approximately 15 minutes, salvaging all property they could for the owners.
North Star Fire Department responded with 6 apparatus and 19 firefighters; Mutual aid was also received by both North Pole and Fort Wainwright's Fire Departments.
The fire alarms in the home helped to aid in alerting the occupants and allowed them to escape safely with no injuries.
Damage to the home is estimated at $200,000; an investigation into the fire is continuing.