GALESBURG, IL. (KWQC) – Galesburg firefighters rescued a family dog while battling a structure fire, officials said.
All Galesburg fire stations responded to a fire at 1066 E. Dayton St. at 4:29 p.m. responded and firefighters on the scene found heavy flames engulfing a detached garage and spreading to a neighboring home. Crews from the Brooks station entered the garage with an attack line to put out the fire, while crews from the Fremont station searched the smoke-filled house, fire officials said.
Firefighters say employees at the St. Fremont station found the family dog and handed it over to Galesburg police officers through a window.
Officials say no injuries have been reported and preliminary damage is estimated at $30,000. The garage sustained heavy fire damage with exterior damage to the home, while the interior of the home sustained minor smoke damage.
Galesburg fire investigators determined the fire was accidental.
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