House fire reported at 958 SW Elizabeth – near SW Bailey. One witness said flames were shooting from an electrical power box on the power pole. Smoke coming from vents in front of the garage. Smoke smells like it’s electrical in nature. No one appears to be home. Possible pets trapped inside.
Central Lincoln PUD is enroute to the scene. Firefighters on scene are not talking like it’s a going fire. There is smoke – electrical in nature.
Now no smoke.
Firefighters found rodent damage to the line from the pole to the house, at the house end. The wire is chewed up pretty good. Firefighters going to check the inside of the house to make sure there’s no other problems.
Attic is clear of any problems.