At 5:46 am Sunday Morning, the Portia Volunteer Fire Department was called to a fully involved structure fire at Jackson and Walnut Street. Portia responded and called for mutual aide from the Black Rock Volunteer Fire Department.

Each department responded with equipment and manpower, the house was completely involved when firefighters arrived.

The residence was a total loss along with the contents of the house. According to witnesses the home was not being lived in at the time.

Medic One Ambulance was sent to standby at the scene, no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

Black Rock Fire was clear from the scene at 7:20 am, Portia remained on scene extinguishing hot spots.