Davenport house fire started in dryer, leaves smoke damage in basement
DAVENPORT — A house northwest of the East Village reportedly caught fire Wednesday morning, December 28, 2016.
The fire, at a house in the 1500 block of Esplanade Avenue, started in the dryer located in the basement. The fire was reported around 7:30 a.m.
The basement was partially damaged by smoke, but there were no injuries.
Ambulances had previously been blocking Esplanade Ave. at 5th Street.