Basement Fire in Addison, IL: No Injuries as Firefighters Quickly Contain Blaze

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Addison, IL – A basement fire in the Kings Point subdivision resulted in no injuries, thanks to the prompt response of the Addison Fire Protection District #1.

The incident, occurring on January 16, 2024, was reported at approximately 11:01 am, with firefighters arriving by 11:05 am to a home filled with heavy smoke. According to a press release, the fire was confined to the basement and successfully extinguished by 11:21 am. All residents were evacuated safely and treated at the scene.

As the investigation into the fire’s cause continues, Fire Marshal Dan Medina highlights the necessity of functional smoke alarms and clear escape routes in homes. For more information on safety programs, contact 630-628-3100 or visit addisonfire.org.

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