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North Davis Fire District investigators were probing the ashes Thursday to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a $400,000 home in West Point overnight.
NDFD spokesman Mark Sessions said there were no indications, however, that the late Wednesday afternoon blaze at 940 N. 5000 West was arson.
NDFD crews, soon joined by firefighters from Weber County, Roy, Layton, Clinton and Sunset, found flames and smoke pouring from the home's garage area when they arrived shortly before 5 p.m.
Sessions said firefighters' efforts were not helped by the lack of sufficient water pressure and volume from a 4-inch, gravity fed water line to hydrants at the scene.
The flames rapidly moved through the home's kitchen and into the rest of the structure, ultimately gutting it.
"The home was a total loss," Sessions said. "We remained on the scene through the night, knocking down hot spots."
Residents of the home had safely evacuated when crews arrived.
No injuries were reported.