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.
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.