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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Twin Falls Fire Department Responds to Residential Structure Fire; One Victim Deceased

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The Twin Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at about midnight Saturday, April 17 at the 300 block of Fifth Avenue North in Twin Falls.

On arrival, firefighters found one of the front rooms of the house fully engulfed in flames. A neighbor also reported to firefighters that there may be someone inside the structure. 

Firefighters immediately began searching for occupants and found one person unconscious. Firefighters and paramedics attempted life-saving measures but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Engine crews continued to fight fire and were able to knock down and extinguish the fire at about 12:15 a.m. Sunday.

The fire is currently under investigation and the Twin Falls Fire Department will release more information as it becomes available. The name of the deceased has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.