June 8, 2020
At 1:01 AM Monday June 8, 2020 the Burlington Fire Department was alerted for a refrigerator on fire in the home at 1301 Angular Street in Burlington. Firefighters arrived 5 minutes later to find light smoke coming from the home. Firefighters located a fire in the kitchen and brought the fire under control by 1:16 AM.
The one-story single family home is owned and occupied by Fonda Gaul and is insured. The house sustained an estimated $15,000 in damages to the structure and $7,500 to contents. The house did have working smoke alarms.
The fire is under investigation by the Burlington Fire Department and is not suspicious.
Eleven on-duty Burlington firefighters responded to the call and were assisted by 5 West Burlington firefighters responding on automatic aid. Burlington police and Alliant Energy also assisted on the scene. Firefighters remained at the scene until 3:13 AM. There were no injuries.
Mark Crooks, Fire Marshal