Firefighters battled a blaze late Friday afternoon, Jan. 25, into evening in the Sunrise Beach area.
Personnel with Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District, aided by nearby fire departments and supported by Lake West Ambulance and the Sunrise Beach Police Department, fought a fire at a lake view home at 401 Putt N Bay Drive, located off of Route TT.
The resident reportedly discovered the fire in the garage and was able to evacuate safely, but the home was a total loss.
When the fire department arrived, the structure was reportedly well involved.
While there was some to scorching to a house in close proximity to the blaze, firefighters were able to prevent further loss.
The fire is believed to be accidental, according to Sunrise Beach Fire Chief Dennis Reilly.