No Injuries Reported After Saturday's Second Glen Ellyn House Fire
This was the second fire crews responded to in Glen Ellyn on Saturday, June 16.
The Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Department responded to a single-family house fire on Stacy Court at 9:49 p.m. Saturday, June 16.
According to a statement from the fire department, the first responders reported heavy smoke and fire coming from the structure. The fire department called for backup and units from 11 surrounding towns responded to the fire. At least 40 firefighters were on the scene until 1 a.m. Sunday, June 17, according to Craig Eldridge, spokesperson, Lt. for the fire department.
Eldridge said the home sustained "heavy damage" and no injuries were reported. Eldridge did not state if the homeowners were home at the time of the fire.
The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation.
This was the second fire crews responded to Saturday. A fire broke out at a duplex around 4:50 p.m. in the 1100 block of Heather Lane. According to neighbors, the homeowners were home at the time of the fire but were able to make it out safely. The fire caused extensive damage to the one unit, and Lombard Fire officials say it may have started outside of the home.