St. Charles home catches fire

By Mary Chappell
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 10/22/2020 9:54 PM

A home caught fire in St. Charles Thursday afternoon, but no one was injured.

Fire crews responded to the 600 block of South Fourth Avenue at 3:07 p.m. and discovered the fire was coming from the framing behind the fireplace, according to a news release from the St. Charles Fire Department.


Firefighters removed the siding and sheathing to access and extinguish the fire.

The damage was estimated at $15,000, and the home is still habitable.

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