Fire Damages House in Watkins 12 Apr 17

A fire Tuesday afternoon caused damage to a Watkins home.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire just before 3pm in the 600 block of Veterans Drive in Watkins.

Meeker County Deputies and Watkins Fire Department responded.

Authorities say Betrina Sturges heard a smoke alarm going off, found the fire, and called for help.

The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical.

The living room of the residence received heavy damage.

No one was injured.