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Fire causes $15,000 worth of damage to Elkhart home

ELKHART, Ind. – A fire badly burned the back of a home on 6th Street Tuesday night, causing approximately $15,000 worth of damage to the building itself, According to the Elkhart Fire Department.

Firefighters say they were sent to the scene around 9:40 p.m. to find a fully-involved fire in the rear of the home.

Crews determined the fire started near the back porch.

There was heavy damage to the porch and the kitchen of the home with lighter damage throughout the rest of the structure.

No one was in the home at the time of the fire.

Investigators say a cause has not been discovered.

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