Fire damages homes in East Moline
The Red Cross worked to help residents of two East Moline homes displaced by an early-morning fire.
The fire was reported at a home in the 1300 block of East 17th Street just before 7 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013.
Firefighters said all three people inside the home at the time of the fire were able to get out safely. The house was considered a total loss.
One of the residents of the home said he heard a popping noise inside the home at the time of the fire.
Flames and smoke damaged a neighboring home as well.
No injuries were immediately reported.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.