Courtesy: York Fire

HELENA- An overnight fire destroyed a home near Canyon Ferry Reservoir.

The fire broke out a home at 4175 Waterdance Rd. on the northeast side of the reservoir.

According to Tri-Lakes Fire Chief Bobby Drake, fire crews got the call just before 11:00 p.m. Monday night.

Drake says the fire started in the chimney of a wood burning stove. From the chimney, the fire traveled into the attic and spread to the rest of the home.

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The family inside the home, including pets, were able to safely evacuate.

Fire crews from Tri-Lakes, East Valley, York, Eastgate and West Valley responded.

Firefighters were able to protect surrounding structures, but the home itself is a total loss.

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