Bensenville, IL – Firefighters Extinguish Overnight Blaze in Residential Area


Share post:

Bensenville, IL – Early Monday, the Addison Fire Protection District #1 tackled a blaze within a residential home in Bensenville, IL. 

According to the official press release, the fire was reported around 4:24 AM at a location in the unincorporated area of North Central Avenue and East Oak Meadows Drive. Crews, arriving by 4:30 AM, found the first floor engulfed and swiftly engaged to extinguish the fire, fully containing it by 4:52 AM. Thankfully, no injuries were reported, and the presence of functioning smoke alarms and an emergency escape plan were credited for ensuring the safety of the residents. 

The fire’s cause remains under investigation, and the house has been declared uninhabitable due to the extent of the damage. 

The fire department reminds the public about the importance of smoke alarms and clear escape routes. Further information can be sought from the Addison Fire Protection District or via their website.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Watseka, IL – Major Rail Crossing Repairs to Redirect Traffic in Watseka

Watseka, IL - The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced that the rail crossing at U.S. 24/Illinois...

Naperville, IL – Ammonia Leak in Restaurant Basement Leads to Injury

Naperville, IL - An ammonia spill in the basement of Ramsay's Kitchen in Naperville prompted an urgent response...

Wisconsin Enriches Scenic Travel with Over 750 Miles of Rustic Roads, Adds Two New Routes

Madison, WI - Wisconsin has announced the addition of two new Rustic Roads to its celebrated network.  These routes...

Aurora, IL – Police Department Conducts Extensive Training Exercise

Aurora, IL — The Aurora Police Department is engaging in a substantial training exercise today at the VNA...