Commercial Structure Fire – 1226 E Sciota Ave

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Commercial Structure Fire
1226 E Sciota Ave – Grandview Laundromat
At approximately 12:34pm, our department was notified of a dryer fire at the location listed above. Upon arrival, Command 600 found fire coming from a dryer unit in the rear of the business that had begun to move into the wall and attic space above the dryer unit. Engine 653 arrived shortly after and stretched a line inside the business to contain the fire, limiting damage to the rear of the structure above a set of washer and dryer units. Crews from Engine 653, Truck 650, and West Peoria Fire Protection District assisted with salvage and overhaul and Advanced Medical Transport provided an ambulance to stand by for any medical needs at the scene. No injuries were reported and the fire has been declared unintentional in nature. Total time from initial dispatch to the fire being declared out was approximately 15 minutes.
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