Courtesy of Mountain FIDO
Smoke rises from the ruins of a Conifer home that was destroyed by fire on Tuesday afternoon.
Conifer home lost in Valentine’s Day blaze

A fire Tuesday afternoon destroyed a Conifer home despite efforts from several area fire departments. 

According to Michael Davis, spokesman for Elk Creek Fire, the department received a report of a possible structure fire at 13533 South Wamblee Valley Road about 2:10 p.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival at the scene, firefighters found the flames had engulfed the home and were spreading into nearby trees.