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Sunday fire displaces one

A Sunday evening fire destroyed a home in northwest Jamestown, according to Sheldon Mohr, training officer with the Jamestown Fire Department.

Firefighters responded at 10:52 p.m. to a report of a fire at 617 3rd Ave. NW. Five units and 22 firefighters responded and were on the scene for about 3 hours.

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures at the time of the fire were 9 below zero with a wind chill of 34 below zero. Mohr said firefighters encountered no unusual problems fighting the fire in the cold.

The American Red Cross provided assistance to one adult displaced by the fire, said Gretchen Hjelmstad, regional communications officer for the Dakota Region of the Red Cross.

Mohr said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.