NORFOLK - Norfolk firefighters responded to a house fire Friday afternoon at 2200 Western Circle.

According to Fire Inspector Craig Reeson, initial crews encountered heavy smoke and flames in the rear of the home that had self-vented through the roof.

It took 30 plus firefighters and five rigs an hour to control the fire.

The home owners were able to self-evacuate.

Norfolk Police, Hadar Fire and Rescue, Hoskins/Woodland Park, Black Hills Energy, and the Nebraska Public Power District assisted on scene.

No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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