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PRESS RELEASE - 200 Block E. 20th Ct - Lockport

LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT

19623 RENWICK ROAD | LOCKPORT, ILLINOIS 60441

OFFICE 815.838.3287 | FAX 815.838.9141 | WWW.LOCKPORTFIRE .ORG



PRESS RELEASE


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Deputy Chief Frank Blaskey

815-838-3287


March 6, 2023


Early Monday morning, March 6th at 2:05 a.m. the Lockport Township Fire Protection District responded to a reported house fire in the 200 block of E. 20th Ct in the City of Lockport. Fire companies arrived to find a working fire on the outside of a two-story, single-family home that had extended into the second-floor void spaces and attic as well as to the detached garage. Multiple hose lines were deployed for an offensive attack and companies aggressively worked for approximately an hour to bring the fire under control.


The occupants of the home were alerted to the fire by a neighbor and were able to safely evacuate prior to the fire department’s arrival. No injuries were reported. Due to the extensive smoke and fire damage, the home was left uninhabitable.


Mutual aid from Frankfort, Lemont, NW Homer, and Plainfield assisted at the scene of the fire while Bolingbrook, Channahon, East Joliet, Orland, and Romeoville cover the Lockport stations.


The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Lockport Fire Investigators.



PROUDLY SERVING ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE COMMUNITIES OF LOCKPORT, CREST HILL, ROMEOVILLE, NEW LENOX AND THE SURROUNDING UNINCORPORATED AREAS

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