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No one was hurt in a house fire in Ankeny Wednesday afternoon.
Fire crews were called to 2503 Northwest Summit Court after the flames were noticed.
By the time firefighters arrived, much of the damage was already done.
“I just heard the trucks come by so I come out to see what`s going on and there`s just thick black smoke about as wide as the house,” says neighbor John Clark.
Fire crews believe the fire started near the deck and quickly spread to the back of the home and part of the roof.
No one was home at the time. The homeowners are on vacation in Montana and relatives had to call them with the bad news.
“It`s going to be terrible, what a drive home just knowing you have to come home to something like this it`s awful,” says Clark.
As firefighters battled to save what…
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