No injuries reported in St. Charles fire

Updated 9/16/2015 12:10 PM

No injuries were reported in an overnight fire Wednesday in St. Charles, authorities said.

The fire department responded to a reported structure fire in a vacant home in the 1500 block of Independence Avenue at 12:42 a.m., authorities said.


The fire was discovered by a neighbor, who call 911, authorities said.

Firefighters found smoke in the garage and extinguished the fire in about 20 minutes. The blaze had not entered the home, officials said.

The fire caused an estimated $30,000 in damages, officials said.

The St. Charles Fire Department was assisted by firefighters from Geneva, Batavia and West Chicago.

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