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Posted on: June 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Burlington Fire Department responds to house fire

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June 8, 2020

At 1:01 AM Monday June 8, 2020 the Burlington Fire Department was alerted for a refrigerator on fire in the home at 1301 Angular Street in Burlington.  Firefighters arrived 5 minutes later to find light smoke coming from the home.  Firefighters located a fire in the kitchen and brought the fire under control by 1:16 AM. 

The one-story single family home is owned and occupied by Fonda Gaul and is insured.  The house sustained an estimated $15,000 in damages to the structure and $7,500 to contents.  The house did have working smoke alarms.

The fire is under investigation by the Burlington Fire Department and is not suspicious.

Eleven on-duty Burlington firefighters responded to the call and were assisted by 5 West Burlington firefighters responding on automatic aid.  Burlington police and Alliant Energy also assisted on the scene.  Firefighters remained at the scene until 3:13 AM.  There were no injuries.

Mark Crooks, Fire Marshal

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