Crews respond to house fire in Moline Tuesday evening

Published: Oct. 13, 2020 at 7:24 PM CDT
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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - Fire crews responded to a house fire in the area of 1400 block of 12th Street in Moline Tuesday evening.

According to the Moline Fire Department, they found a deck and porch at the rear of the residence on fire at approximately 5:30 p.m. The main body of fire was controlled in approximately 15 mins.

Due to extensive salvage and overhaul operations, crews remained on scene until approximately 9:00 p.m.

The initial report included a female occupant was unaccounted for. However she was located unharmed, outside of the residence early in the event with the assistance of the Rock Island Fire Department.

The total amount of loss is being estimated at approximately $34,000 to the home and contents.

There were no injuries to report from this event.

The initial Moline Fire Department response included three engine companies, one truck company, two ambulances, an incident commander and one off-duty chief officer for a total of 18 personnel.

Other agencies assisting the Moline Fire Department included the Moline Police Department, the Rock Island Fire Department, the Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department, the East Moline Fire Department, Moline Second Alarmers, and Mid-American Energy.

The cause of this fire is currently undetermined as the investigation is ongoing.

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