Use of a propane torch to clear weeds sparked a house fire in north Kingman. Personnel from the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District responded at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 21 to the incident in the 2100 block of Cactus Wren.

Battalion Chief Jason Scott said crews quickly extinguished the fire and contained it to the structure of origin. No one was injured and damage is estimated at $15,000.

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