Update from the NPFD:
At 1:09 pm this afternoon, North Park Fire was dispatched for a second floor balcony on fire spreading to the structure in a multi-family apartment building on Minns Drive. Initial arriving units were on scene in approximately four minutes, and immediately went to work controlling the fire and searching for extension. The occupants of the apartment evacuated safely, and no injuries were reported.
North Park would like to thank the departments and agencies that assisted on scene or covered our district during the call, including Loves Park Fire, Harlem Roscoe Fire, Northwest Fire, Lifeline Ambulance, Town of Beloit Fire, New Milford Fire, Boone District #2 Fire, the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, MABAS Dispatch at Rockford Fire as well as any agency we may have missed in this list.
Sources are reporting a structure fire at 1120 Minns Drive this afternoon at 1:15 this afternoon.
A propane grill caught a 2nd story deck on fire which then reportedly has spread to the apartment building.
We are told the building was evacuating at the time of the fire.
The North Park Fire Department is on scene along with other local fire departments.
This is a ongoing scene. Check back for updates as we receive them.
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