Firefighter hurt battling Naperville house fire early Monday

Updated 8/21/2017 9:49 AM

A firefighter was taken to Edward Hospital early Monday morning after experiencing a medical issue while battling a house fire in Naperville, authorities said.

Firefighters were called to the 2400 block of Madera Lane at 1:05 a.m. for a house fire, authorities said.


The home was completely engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, authorities said. The fire was upgraded to a box alarm, bringing additional firefighters from Downers Grove, Bolingbrook, Plainfield, Lisle and Woodridge.

Two residents inside the house escaped before firefighters arrived, officials said.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze in about 45 minutes.

The home was deemed uninhabitable.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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