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Firefighters Extinguish Basement Fire in Plainfield

By rlsmetro on
Plainfield

Firefighters extinguished a fast-moving fire that ignited inside a basement of a home in Plainfield overnight.

Fire officials say shortly after 3:00 a.m. , The Plainfield Fire Division along with patrol units responded to the 600 block of New Street on a reported Structure Fire.

During firefighters’ arrival, they noticed the residence was occupied by a family of seven and all occupants were safely evacuated, with no injuries to any of the residents.

The Red Cross was notified to handle the relocation of the family.

Crews were able to swiftly beat down flames before it began to extend to other areas of the home.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.