Structure Fire at 1430 Mulberry

August 20, 2020 08:23 AM
Galesburg, IL (August 19, 2020) The Galesburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1430 Mulberry St. at 12:34 this afternoon. The response included all three stations and the 13 personnel on duty. Enroute it was reported that flames were showing from the rear of the structure.
Upon arrival crews noted smoke showing from all sides of the structure with flames showing from two sides. The Galesburg Police Department was on scene first and had reported all occupants were out of the home. Acting Battalion Chief Jeff Maher assumed command and fire crews from the Brooks St. and Central Fire Stations coordinated to quickly put out the majority of the fire.
An emergency callback of the preceding shift was initiated to provide emergency coverage for the city. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation at this time.


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