Crews fight structure fire on 11th Street in Moline

Crews are fighting a structure fire in the 1100 block of 18th Avenue in Moline.
Published: Feb. 5, 2023 at 7:19 PM CST
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MOLINE, Illinois (KWQC) - Crews fought a structure fire in the 1100 block of 11th Street in Moline Sunday evening.

Moline firefighters responded to the scene at 6:19 p.m. According to the Moline Fire Department, the initial fire started in an unattached garage, and upon arrival found the structure engulfed in fire. Adjacent residences were also impacted by the heat from the fire, and it took fire personnel 30 minutes to put out the fire, officials said.

Two residents of the duplex are now displaced and receiving assistance from the Red Cross. One firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital for minor injuries.

According to the MidAmerican Energy outage tracker, about two hundred people were without power at the time of the fire. As of 9 p.m. on Sunday, power was restored to nearly all homes.

The East Moline, Rock Island, Arsenal Fire Departments, Moline Second Alarmers, MidAmerican Energy, and the Red Cross assisted at the scene.

The fire is under investigation by the Moline Fire Department Bureau of Investigations.

This is a developing story. TV6 will update the story online and on-air when we learn more.