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Structure Fire

Galesburg, IL The Galesburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 24 Chestnut Street on Thursday afternoon, November 11, 2021, at 3:36 pm. The response included all three stations and 11 personnel on duty. Upon arrival, flames were showing through the roof of a two-stall, detached garage. Battalion Chief Derek Perry established command and it took fire crews twenty minutes to get the fire under control due to heavy winds. A callback for Galesburg Fire personnel was initiated to provide emergency coverage for the City. The garage was a total loss along with two vehicles inside, a golf cart in the driveway, and damage that extended to a nearby pool. Galesburg Fire Investigators determined the fire to be unintentional. There were no injuries reported.

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