Burlington House Fire

Burlington, Ia- On September 5th Burlington Fire Department was called to a house
fire at 1322 Griswold Street. Upon arrival firefighters located a small fire on the
outside of the front enclosed porch. The fire was quickly extinguished and the damage was
limited to the front porch. The fire was declared extinguished at 7:13 AM.
The house, owned and occupied by Janet Parks, sustained an estimated $3,000 in damages to the
structure and is insured. The occupants were alerted to the fire by 2 people driving by and seeing
the smoke. They were able to leave the house without injury.
The fire is considered suspicious and is being investigated by the Burlington Police and Fire
Thirteen Burlington firefighters responded to the call and were assisted by three West Burlington
firefighters responding on automatic aid. Firefighters remained on the scene until 8:42 AM.
There were no injuries.