PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Three pets died as a result of a house fire in Peoria late Saturday night.
Peoria Firefighters/paramedics were called to the 1300 block of Underhill Street at approximately 11:19 p.m.
Crews were able to extinguish the fire on the first floor, then moved to the second floor. The fire was very labor-intensive and additional companies had to be called in for backup.
The cause of the fire was determined to be food left on the stove. No one was home at the time.
Damage is estimated at $90,000. A GoFundMe account has been created to help the family.