Firefighters Battle Deck Blaze in 30w100 Block of Claymore Lane

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — At 07:07 a.m. on Wednesday January 12, Naperville’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) received a call for the structure fire at a single-family residence in the 30w100 block of Claymore Lane. Naperville 911(PSAP) dispatched a general alarm assignment consisting of 10 pieces of fire apparatus and 24 personnel including an Incident Commander and Incident Safety Officer to the reported address.

At 07:09 a.m. the first vehicle arrived on scene and discovered a fire on the rear deck that was beginning to impinge on the home. Fire companies stretched hose lines to the rear of the home and quickly began extinguishing the fire. At 07:18 a.m., the fire was under control. Crews were able stop it in time and limit the damage to the exterior of the home.

The residents were alerted to the fire when they walked downstairs and saw flames outside their window. All four residents were able to safely evacuate prior to the fire department’s arrival. The Naperville Fire Department was assisted on the scene by the Naperville Police Department. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Naperville Fire Department fire investigation team. There were no injuries to any occupants or firefighters while operating on scene. The building was deemed to be habitable by the Naperville Transportation, Engineering, and Development Team. The blaze is estimated to have caused $20,000 in damages.

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