Fire destroys Cache Co. house under construction

A home that was about two weeks from completion has been completely destroyed in a nighttime fire in Cache County.

Deputies responded to reports of a house fire in Mendon just after 9 p.m. Sunday. They found the home was fully engulfed in flames.

Several fire departments responded to the blaze but they were not able to save the house.

The home had been under construction since November. It was a total loss and damages are estimated at about $475,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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