PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Fire Department responded to a house fire near Moss Avenue and Institute Place on Monday.
According to Peoria Fire Battalion Chief Steve Rada, fire crews responded around 11 a.m. When crews arrived on the scene, they saw smoke coming from rear roof of the house.
Rada said workers had been doing repairs at the house when they noticed the small fire on the roof and attempted to put it out without success
The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical, caused by a power line touching the roof.
No injuries were reported and the occupants were not forced to find other lodging. The fire caused an estimated $10,000 in damages.
This story will be updated when more information becomes available.