Hot spots caused a Naperville house that caught fire early this morning to re-ignite Monday afternoon.
Naperville firefighters returned to a two and a half story home at 115 N. Huffman St. at 3:17 p.m. and again extinguished the fire.
“Given that the structural integrity of the building was unsound, we couldn’t put people inside due to the collapse potential,” said Naperville Capt. Phil DeMik.
Firefighters who responded to the initial blaze at 12:10 a.m. today fought the fire from the exterior, as a result. The owner was not home at the time of the fire.
The initial fire was under control by 12:35 a.m. There were no injuries. The home was declared uninhabitable and the loss is estimated to be more than $300,000.
The cause of the initial fire is still under investigation, DeMik said.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.