EDEN VALLEY -- Fire crews were called to the scene of a house fire last (Wednesday) night in Meeker County.

The incident happened just after 5:00 p.m. at 57700 340th Street in Manannah Township, near Eden Valley.

Sheriff Brian Cruze says 56-year-old Edward Holmgren, of rural Eden Valley, was attempting to thaw some frozen pipes when the insulation in the home caught on fire.

Cruze says no one was hurt, but the house was deemed a total loss.