Driver house fire displaces five

Published 9:16 pm Wednesday, June 1, 2022

A family of five was displaced after heavy smoke damage during a fire at their home in the 100 block of Sweetbriar Lane in Driver. No one was injured.

The fire was reported at 7:48 p.m. Firefighters found smoke showing from the garage of the home.

“Crews initiated an aggressive interior attack and search of the residence,” city officials said in a news release. “The main potion of the fire was contained to the attached garage yet there is heavy smoke damage to the entire home.”

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Two adults and three children were displaced. The fire is under investigation but appeared to be accidental, officials said.  

The fire was under control at 8:51 p.m.