Two hurt after house fire


DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — Firefighters say two people were hurt during a house fire Monday morning in Danville’s Rabbittown neighborhood.

The call went out at 7:29 a.m. for a house fire in the 600 block of Bryan Avenue, which is near South Buchanan Street.

Chief Don McMasters says upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. He says crews put the blaze out and rescued several dogs — including puppies — from the home.

The chief says the residents got out of the house on their own. He adds two occupants were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor burns.

No firefighters were hurt, he says. The cause is being investigated.

About four-to-five dogs were taken from the structure, the chief says. Their conditions were not immediately available.

ORIGINAL POST: DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — City firefighters are responding to a house fire Monday morning in Danville.

The call went out at 7:29 a.m. for a structure fire near Bryan Avenue and South Buchanan Street.

An assistant chief says the fire has been brought under control.

It’s unclear whether anyone was hurt.

This story has been updated.

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