Elk River police and fire were called to a report of a possible house fire at 6:50 p.m. on Dec. 23 in the 19300 block of King Circle. Upon arrival they saw smoke coming from the chimney area. The Elk River Fire Department extinguished the fire and an Elk River Police Department chaplain was called in to assist the family.
Nobody was injured.
The fire and police departments were on the scene until about 10 p.m. The family was able to stay in the home.