Naperville, IL – A fire erupted in a townhome on Saganashkee Lane, Naperville, prompting a swift response from local fire services on Saturday, Jan. 20.
According to the Naperville Fire Department, the call was received at 4:41 p.m., with reports of smoke emanating from an appliance in the two-story residence. The first responders, arriving at 4:45 p.m., discovered smoke and flames in the laundry room. The building was evacuated before their arrival.
The fire, which caused an estimated $25,000 in damage, was controlled within 10 minutes using a single handline. Fortunately, no injuries were reported among the residents or firefighters.
The affected residence has been declared uninhabitable due to necessary gas shut-off. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.