A house in the Town of Mentz is said to be a total loss, after a fire late Saturday morning left five people seeking temporary shelter elsewhere. Fire officials say they were called about a house fire on Nauvoo Road around 11:30 Saturday morning, and spent about two hours battling the flames. Authorities say the fire started on the back deck of the house before spreading. The Red Cross says they are helping find the family that lives there a home for the time being. Investigators are now trying to establish the cause of the fire.