IAFF Local #742

Evanston Fire Fighters Association

IAFF Local #742

Evanston Fire Fighters Local #742 Press Release 2

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Press Release 2

September 25, 2021   |   

7 Displaced From Multi-residential Structure During Morning House Fire

2301 Foster St. House Fire

EVANSTON, IL - At approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning, Evanston firefighters responded to the 2300 block of Foster Street for the report of a residential structure fire.

First arriving companies responded within minutes, encountering heavy smoke and fire conditions in the basement. The fire was extinguished within 30 minutes and contained to the unit of origin.  The American Red Cross provided emergency services for seven displaced residents. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported.

Additional equipment from neighboring municipalities assisted the City of Evanston with station coverage while EFD units battled the blaze.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.




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