El Paso Fire Department responds to serious blaze in Lower Valley


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — UPDATE: The El Paso Fire Department said the attic fire spread throughout the house and was upgraded to allow for extra units to help with putting out the blaze. The upgrade was also to rotate personnel engaging in the fire.

PREVIOUS: A house in the Lower Valley was safely evacuated as an attic fire elevated in seriousness on Monday.

The El Paso Fire Department said the blaze at a residence on the 400 block of Butchofsky Place grew from a condition two fire to a condition four, reflecting the intensity of the blaze.

Officials say the house was safely evacuated and there are no injuries associated with the incident.

This story will be updated.

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