Early Morning Fire Destroys Midland Home

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland home is almost nothing but ash after an early morning dumpster fire sparked the flames.

The fire happened in the Green Tree Country Club just before 4:00a.m. Tuesday morning.

Fire investigators say the blaze lit up in a dumpster sitting right next to the house.

The fire spread to the home's siding, engulfing almost the entire home.

Fire crews are still trying to figure out what caused the dumpster to spark.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, the home was under construction and no one lived there.

At one point, neighboring houses were evacuated but crews were able to keep the flames from spreading.

No one was injured but crews say the home is a total loss.