A rural Watkins house was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning.
Just before 9:30, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire in the 36700 block of 653rd Avenue in Forest Prairie Township. The house is owned by 50-year-old Kevin Root.
Authorities say the house is a total loss, however, no injuries were reported.
The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Watkins Fire, Eden Valley Fire, and Kimball Fire Departments responded to the fire.
The cause is under investigation.