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Posted on: January 4, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Elmhurst Firefighters respond to house fire at 815 N. Howard

Elmhurst firefighters were dispatched to 815 N. Howard at 9:42 a.m. on January 4, 2018 for the report of smoke in the basement of a one and a half story single family residence.


Upon arrival Elmhurst firefighters along with Mutual Aid companies from Addison, Bensenville, Villa Park and York Center found smoke coming from the roofline. The fire may have started in or around the fireplace.  The fire was extinguished at 10:27 a.m.


No firefighter or civilian injuries have been reported. The residence has been deemed uninhabitable and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.  No damage estimates are yet available.


By Authority of

Chief Thomas K. Freeman

Elmhurst Fire Department

(630) 530-3090


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