CARMEL — A structure fire destroyed a home in Carmel on Friday.
The Carmel Fire Department responded to 598 Hampden Road shortly after 3 p.m. When firefighters arrived, part of the home was already engulfed in flames.
According to fire chief Ralph Shaw, the fire is believed to have been caused by a kitchen appliance.
Several other departments responded to the fire, which took hours to extinguish. No one was home at the time, however, the home has been deemed a total loss.