UPDATE (5:46 p.m.) — The Peoria Fire Department released more information on the fire near War Memorial Drive Thursday.

According to the Peoria Fire Department, firefighters responded to smoke in the area at approximately 3:11 p.m.

Fire crews found an abandoned home on fire in a wooded area behind Swan Lake Cemetery. Crews had difficulty with the closest fire hydrant being an issue, but more fire companies were called for added water supply.

No injuries were reported at this time.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The fire caused an estimated $10,000 in damages.

UPDATE (5:02) — The roads have been reopened, according to the Peoria Emergency Communications Center.

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A fire at an abandoned house near Swan Lake cemetery has shut down traffic on War Memorial Drive just south of Illinois Route 6, snarling traffic.

Members of the Peoria Fire and Police departments have closed traffic north of North Cheshire Drive.

Also on the scene were paramedics from Advanced Medical Transport.

WMBD has a reporter at the scene. This story will be updated when more news is available.