PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Fire Department responded to a fire near Prospect Road and Hillcrest Place Tuesday.
According to Peoria Fire Battalion Chief Ryan Calhoun, firefighters responded at approximately 1 p.m. and located a fire that started on the deck in the back of a residence.
The fire was out within 10 minutes of the firefighter’s arrival. Thanks to the quick response the fire did not spread into the home.
The homeowner was warned by construction workers down the street of the fire, and the family exited the home safely before firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported.
The fire caused an estimated $20,000 worth of damages. The cause of the fire was determined to be unintentional.