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Possible Cause of Overnight Wichita Falls House Fire

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There is new information about a house fire in Wichita Falls.

Firefighters from Iowa Park, Burkburnett, Sheppard, Wichita Falls, and Kamay responded to a house fire in the 700 block of Wellington Lane just before 2:00a.m Thursday. 

Wichita County Sheriff David Duke said the house is a total loss.  He said investigators haven’t determined the cost of damage, but he thinks it’s between $80,000-$100,000.

Investigators believe in was an electrical problem that caused the fire.

Sheriff Duke said the fire originated in a wooden storage building behind the home. The owner tried to stop the fire from spreading to the house, but the flames were too strong. There were no injuries. The fire was put out quickly.

Stay with Newschannel 6 as we work to learn more about the damage.