Jul 29, 2014
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Fire Damages St. Charles Home

Fire Damages St. Charles Home
No one was injured in an early morning fire in St. Charles. 

The cause of the fire at 1852 Allen Lane, which was reported at 1:47 a.m. Tuesday, remains under investigation but could be storm-related, according to a city of St. Charles press release. 

A St. Charles Police Department patrol officer spotted the blaze and alerted residents inside who were able to safely get out, according to the news release. 

Firefighters first on the scene found a heavy fire coming from the roof and attic area. It took about 60 minutes to get the blaze under control. 

 The fire caused about $175,000 in damage. 

The St. Charles Fire Department was assisted by the Geneva and Batavia fire departments. The Elburn and Fermilab fire departments provided coverage during the blaze. 

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