Structure Fire - 668 Home Blvd

December 17, 2020 11:04 AM
The Galesburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 668 Home Blvd on Wednesday afternoon, December 16, 2020 at 1:03 pm. All three stations and 14 personnel on duty responded.
Fremont Street Station was first on scene and reported smoke showing from the first floor of the three story apartment complex. Contact was made with the occupant who said no one was in the apartment. Acting Battalion ChiefBrock Schmitt assumed command. Fremont Street Fire Crew pulled an attack line, gained entry and quickly extinguished the fire.
An emergency callback was initiated of the preceding shift to provide emergency coverage for the City. The fire damage estimated at $15,000 was contained to the apartment of origin. Galesburg Fire Department Investigators determined the cause of the fire to be accidental.


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City of Galesburg, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL 61402-1387, Phone: 309-343-4181