Residents and Firefighters Unscathed in Tuesday Blaze

Firefighters responded to a house fire Tuesday.

No one was injured in a Tuesday evening house fire in a single-family home on Radcliff Road in .

Firefighters were called to a blaze after receiving a 911 call from a resident at 6:10 p.m., according to a news release sent Wednesday from the Woodridge Fire Department. The home is located at 5S370 Radcliff Road.

"Upon arrival, smoke was noted in the building on the second floor and in the attic," said the news release. "…After confirming that the residents were out of the home, the first fire engine on the scene stretched a … hose line to the front door, advanced into the front entrance and up to the second floor."

While simultaneously placing ladders around the building to search for occupants, firefighters squelched the flames within about 10 minutes.

Emergency responders remained on the scene for several hours overhauling burned areas of the structure, according to the release. The home was deemed unlivable.

The Lisle-Woodridge Fire District investigation team is looking into what caused the fire. Additional information was not yet available around noon on Wednesday around.


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