Officials say electrical problem caused house fire in Vigo County

Snow started to come down as crews responded to a house fire on Sunday night.

Posted: Jan. 14, 2018 10:04 PM
Updated: Jan. 14, 2018 11:54 PM

WEST TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Snow started to come down as crews responded to a house fire on Sunday night.

It happened around 8 o'clock at 218 N. 9th Street in West Terre Haute.

The Sugar Creek Fire Department was one of the agencies on scene.

They told us an electrical problem in a wall started the fire. They say no one was home when the fire started.

Officials say the home suffered a lot of smoke damage, resulting in about $20,000 worth.

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