Cause of weekend fire determined

RILEY, Ind. (WTHI) – Investigators with the Riley Fire Department have determined a weekend fire to be an accident.

It happened early Saturday morning at Timber-Lake’s Subdivision.

That’s just off State Road 46, north of Riley.

The home was filled with smoke and flames when fire crews arrived on the scene.

Authorities say the fire was likely caused by an electrical shortage in a wall outlet.

The home is considered a total loss.

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