The South Dakota Fire Marshal's Office says a fire that destroyed a home in an east Pierre neighborhood was accidental.
A report from the office says the Friday night fire was likely caused by smoking material.
There were no injuries as the couple and four children were not home at the time.
Crews fought to keep the fire from spreading to nearby homes, and embers also started small grassfires behind the house. Those were quickly extinguished.
A neighbor is collecting clothes and household items to help the family.
Most Popular Today
- 1.Your Money Matters
New Indoor Racing & Recreation Business
- 2.Retail & Restaurants
New Sioux Falls Shop Opens Thursday
- 3.Recalls, General
Stroller Recall Due To Amputation Hazard
- 4.Retail & Restaurants
Sioux Falls Scandinavian Store To Close
The Cost Of Thanksgiving Dinner
SF Looking To Build Parking Ramp Downtown
- 7.Meetings & Events, College, Events Center
Sports Authority Reacts To Women's Regional
- 8.Your Money Matters
Deferred Interest: Naughty or Nice?
- 9.Meetings & Events
Diversity Growing In South Dakota
More South Dakotans Will Travel For Thanksgiving