Structure Fire at 670 South Academy

June 10, 2021 08:16 AM
The Galesburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire Wednesday evening, June 9, 2021 at 670 South Academy Street at 5:21 pm. The response included all three stations and 11 personnel on duty. Upon arrival at the multi-unit apartment building, light smoke could be seen coming from the roof.
Battalion Chief Donald Brackett assumed command and the Central Station crew made entry, extinguishing a kitchen fire. An emergency callback was initiated to provide emergency coverage for the city. The fire was contained to the kitchen by suppression crews. and was determined to be an unintentional fire caused by cooking. Preliminary damage estimates are approximately $20,000.


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