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E.F.P.D. responds to abandoned house fire

Posted on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

House fire

On Saturday morning and then again Saturday afternoon, the Elsberry Fire Protection District Firefighters responded to a house fire on Elsberry Road.

The fire was reported by a passer-by at approximately 5:45 a.m. Elsberry Police were first on the scene.

Upon arrival the Elsberry firefighters initiated a exterior attack on the home.

The home had no electricity and the nature and cause is currently being investigated.

Later in the afternoon the home which had been abandoned then rekindled and firefighters had to return to the scene.