Structure fire at 285 Knollcrest

July 22, 2016 10:28 AM
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At 6:09 a.m. Fire crews responded to the report of a structure fire at 285 Knollcrest Drive. Upon arrival on scene, crews observed heavy smoke showing from the eaves of the residence and the front door. Fire crews had the fire under control in thirty minutes. Crews remained on scene for an hour performing overhaul of the home and checking for hot spots. Fire damage was limited to the basement area. There was heavy smoke damage throughout the home. The fire appears to have started in the basement, and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation at this time. There was one person home at the time of the fire, he was evaluated by GHAS personnel on scene for smoke inhalation.
 
Contact:
Battalion Chief Randy, Fire Marshal
P: 309/345-3757
 

 

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