A Mandan couple has lost their home to a damaging fire on River Drive this afternoon.
Around noon the couple left the home along with their three dogs.
They returned a half-hour later to find smoke coming from the sky lights.
No one was home at the time so no one injured.
According to the Mandan fire chief, the fire seemed to have originated in the kitchen
The home is a total loss.
The couple will be staying with family in the meantime.