At 2:10 AM on August 21st, 2023, the Burlington Fire Department and West Burlington Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire located at 210 S. 10th in Burlington, IA. 52601. Burlington firefighters arrived at 2:15 AM to find a one-story single-family residence with flames showing from the rear of the structure.
210 S. 10th is owned by Mr. Kyle Herrera and is insured. Mr. Herrera was alerted by working carbon monoxide and smoke alarms and safely made it out of the residence. Damage to the property is estimated at $30,000 for the structure and $10,000 to the contents.
The fire is not considered suspicious and is classified as accidental.
There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported, and firefighters cleared the scene at 7:12 AM. Ten initial firefighters responded to the incident and were assisted by Danville Fire Department, Mediapolis Community Ambulance, Burlington Waterworks, Burlington Police Department and Alliant Energy and Gas.