NORTHWOOD, IA – A house fire north of Northwood on Highway 65 leaves a home fully engulfed. It happened around 8:30pm Thursday night at 5052 Nuthatch Avenue. The Fire Chief in Northwood tells us an Amish family lives at the property. One of the homeowners was in the field when he saw the fire start, and had to locate a phone to call for help. The Chief believes that boiling of water led to the fire. The home is a total loss.