When firefighters responded, the house was fully involved, with flames coming out of the kitchen windows and the front addition's roof, as well as the second-story roof,
He said the structure, owned by
The exact street address could not be confirmed Friday night.
Jacobs believed three kids, all Gray's, were home when the fire broke out.
In all, 40 to 45 firefighters worked to extinguish the conflagration, Jacobs said.
They utilized water from fire hydrants, conducting an all-external operation.
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Weather conditions did not present any challenge, and no firefighters were injured.
Firefighters used thermal imaging as extinguishing efforts were wrapping up.
Jacobs did not know if Gray had insurance on the home or where the family would be staying Friday night, but he believed the
"And I think they have an organization on the reserve here that they called to help them out, too."
Crews started packing up their equipment around
Fire investigators pinpointed the blaze's origin to a ground-fault circuit interrupter outlet that shorted out, he said.
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