UPDATE 8:45 a.m. Aug. 26:
The Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Department has released more information on a fire that severely damaged a home on Maple Lane in unincorporated Glen Ellyn Sunday night.
The fire department received the call just before 8 p.m. on Sunday.
"The first arriving company on the scene confirmed that the attached garage and house were heavily involved, as well as a vehicle parked in front of the garage," according to a press release from the GEVFD. "Crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire and Glen Ellyn was assisted by a number of surrounding fire departments in the effort.
"All occupants of the single family residence had evacuated, and there were no injuries to the occupants or firefighters. The residence suffered extensive damage and the cause of the fire is under investigation."
Original story, 2 a.m. Aug. 26:
Glen Ellyn Patch has received word from several witnesses that a large fire caused extensive damage to a home in the area of Marston and Maple Lane in Glen Ellyn Sunday night.
The fire started some time before 9 p.m., according to a witness, who reported seeing emergency personnel just west of Route 53 and just south of Glen Crest Middle School.
"Lots of equipment is covering several blocks, and the smell of smoke is prevalent," the witness stated via email at 8:56 p.m. Sunday.
Former Village President Mark Pfefferman also provided information on the blaze.
"Apparently the house and car are a loss," he said in an email at 9:15 p.m. Sunday. He also said he had heard the fire started from propane tanks exploding in the garage, but that has not yet been confirmed by fire personnel.
Pfefferman followed up with a second email at 9:27 p.m.
"The fire is out, no one hurt," he said, adding that the Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Department was still on the scene.
Further information was not immediately available. This story will be updated.