GOSHEN, Ore. - A fire destroyed the home of a former firefighter Monday night.
Firefighters said the homeowner awoke to the sound of the smoke alarm and called for help.
No one was injured.
Witnesses said they saw smoke coming out of their neighbor's home.
Blake Goodrich, 12, said he witnessed it all from his grandmother's porch.
"It was scary, overwhelming, very different, not usual everyday thing," he said.
No word yet on how the fire started.
Neighbors said the man who lived in the home was a former firefighter.