FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CARBONDALE - On Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:13 p.m., the City of Carbondale Fire Department (CFD) responded to a report of smoke and fire coming from 26 Pine Lake Drive, Carbondale.
The first CFD crews arrived on scene at 6:17 p.m. Initial CFD crews made access to the second floor of the structure and found heavy fire conditions in the attic. The fire was declared under control at 10:14 p.m. Fire crews continued to perform salvage and overhaul, as well as investigation activities, until clearing the scene at 4:08 a.m. on Wednesday. No civilians or fire fighters were injured during the fire. Damage estimates are not available at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Agencies that responded for aid:
Carbondale Township Fire Department
Carterville Fire Department
Lake of Egypt Fire Department
Makanda Township Fire Department
Marion Fire Department
Murphysboro Fire Department
Murphysboro Pomona Somerset Fire Protection District
Williamson County Fire Protection District
City of Carbondale Police Department
Jackson County Ambulance Service
Murdale Water District
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