Photo courtesy of FD#1

Fire District #1 responded to a house fire in the 900 block of 1st St. in Edgerton around 2:12 p.m June 2, 2018. The reporting party stated they could see flames coming from the gutters on the side of the house. The first arriving engine found light smoke showing from the outside of the house and advised there was a possible fire in the attic space. Crews made entry inside the home and confirmed that the fire was inside the attic space. Additional resources arrived on scene to assist in mitigating the incident. The fire was marked “fire out” at 2:54 p.m. The power service line to the house was damaged by a tree which is being blamed as the cause of fire. The homeowner was not present at the time of fire, and nobody was hurt.