Fire Destroys Burlington Home

If you were in the area yesterday, chances are you heard a lot of sirens and saw a lot of smoke.

A home at 5136 Summer Street in Burlington went up in flames yesterday afternoon at around 2:15. The house, owned by Mary McMillan, was fully engulfed when crews got there.

No one was home when the fire started, and no one was injured.

Several fire crews from around the area were called in to help with the blaze. The Red Cross was also called to assist.

Damage is estimated at $50,000 to the structure and $45,000 to contents. There is still no word of what caused the fire, but investigators aren’t considering it suspicious.