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