No injuries in Elgin house fire

By Zack Miller
Breaking News correspondent
Updated 10/10/2021 8:33 PM

No one was injured in an Elgin house fire that caused more than $25,000 in damages Sunday morning, according to an Elgin Fire Department news release.

Elgin firefighters responded to the 300 block of Shiloh Lane just before 7 a.m. Sunday. The fire was brought under control around five minutes after first responders arrived on the scene, the news release stated.


Initial estimates of the damage are "in excess" of $25,000, with the home's kitchen suffering the most damage.

Fire officials believe the blaze may have started due to a "heating element" in the dishwasher, though it remains under investigation by the Elgin Fire Department.


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