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Naperville House Fire Causes Over $200K in Estimated Damage

No one was injured in a fire at a Naperville home in unincorporated Will County Tuesday afternoon. 

Fire officials responded to 28W727 Wagner on the city's far southwest side at 2:38 p.m. on Tuesday after smoke and fire was reported as coming through the roof of the single-story ranch home, according to a Naperville Fire Department press release. 

The first arriving fire units were on scene within seven minutes and began an exterior fire attack on the building.  After initial knockdown of the fire, crews entered to search the home for occupants.  

The home had no permanent residents, but there had been reports of squatters living in the building recently. The search found no victims and no one was injure din the blaze. The fire was extinguished by 4:22 p.m. 

The building had heavy damage inside with a partial collapse of the floor as well as a partial collapse of the roof.  The damage is estimated in excess of $200,000.  

Investigators from the Naperville Fire Investigation Team and the Will County Sheriff’s Office along with the Naperville Fire Department remain on the scene determining the cause and origin of the fire.  

Units of the Bolingbrook and Plainfield Fire Departments assisted in handling other calls in the city during the fire, and Naperville Emergency Management Agency personnel assisted at the scene.

Source: Naperville Fire Department press release 

Marty Spielman February 18, 2014 at 10:18 PM
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Jade33 February 18, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Not necessarily so, Mr Questioning. I know people who live in Plainfield that have had a ComEd smart meter for about a year now.
mr Questioning February 18, 2014 at 10:33 PM
COMED has not installed any in the Naperville area... Yet !!! They have in fact installed a limited number near the Plainfield area. With that you are correct.
mr Questioning February 18, 2014 at 10:36 PM
Marty... I am very sorry :( I should have just told them to put tinfoil hats on... That would help their alien fears.
Gerard Schilling February 19, 2014 at 07:20 AM
An inquiring mind asks logical questions only ignorant people debase and ridicule people who only want to get at the truth in order to make us safer and freer. Looks like some of you are beginning to get concerned.

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