No injuries reported in fire at Barnard Street home

Published 5:43 pm Monday, February 8, 2021

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The LaGrange Fire Department extinguished a fire at a home on the 0 block of Barnard Street on Sunday morning. Nobody was at the home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

According to a press release, LFD firefighters were dispatched at 11 a.m. for a report of a structure fire. Firefighters arrived on scene and observed smoke coming from the back side of the house.

Deputy Chief William Bradfield said heavy smoke was being emitted.

The fire was brought under control at 11:13 a.m., according to Bradfield. It was extinguished at 11:29 a.m.

According to Bradfield, the fire originated from the laundry area of the home. The cause was electrical, per the press release.

Damage to the structure and contents of the home was estimated to be worth $4,000.