PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Fire Department and Emergency Medical Paramedics responded to a Monday morning fire in a business on 7815 N Knoxville Ave.
Smoke was reportedly funneling out of the front end of the building at 7:01 a.m. Fire crews laddered up the building and extinguished the fire, taking control of the situation by 7:12 a.m. No firefighter or civilian injuries took place. Both of the people in the building were outside by the time fire crews showed up. The fire inflicted an estimate of $5,000 worth of damage in a short time.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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