Numerous Agencies Respond to Early Morning Residential Structure Fire in Sterling


At approximately 5:13 am this Tuesday morning, Twin-Com dispatched Sterling Fire, Rock Falls Fire, CGH EMS and Sterling PD to a possible structure fire at 304 8th Avenue, Sterling IL.

Upon arrival, the initial responders reported fire was found to be coming from the north side on the 1st floor of a two story duplex home. The initial departments were also assisted by Dixon Rural Fire, Milledgeville FPD, Morrison Fire, Prophetstown FPD, Advance Ambulance, Red Cross and the State Fire Marshall’s Office.

The fire was logged as under control at 8:15 am, but is still under investigation. More information will be reported when it becomes available.

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