At 7:09 PM on August 13th, 2023, the Burlington and West Burlington Fire Departments responded to a reported structure fire at 417 ½ S. Marshall St. Burlington, IA. 52601.
Burlington Fire arrived at 7:11 PM to find smoke coming from the attic of a two-story residential duplex. 417 S. Marshall is owned and operated by Boom Rentals LLC and was occupied by first-floor tenant Babette Boulton and second-floor tenant Stephanie Moore. It is undetermined whether the property is covered under insurance.
The occupants were home at the time of the incident and were alerted by working smoking alarms.
The fire has been ruled undetermined and appears electrical in nature.
There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported and firefighters cleared the scene at 8:55 PM. Ten initial Burlington firefighters responded to the incident and were assisted by Alliant Energy and Gas, The American Red Cross and Burlington Police Department.
Capt. Robert Berndt
Interim Fire Marshal