Fire breaks out at home in East Moline

EAST MOLINE, Illinois -- A fire broke out at a home in East Moline, prompting response from several area fire departments.

Initial reports indicated that the fire started around 5 p.m. Monday, April 8 at a home on 172nd Street, northeast of the FedEx Freight facility.  Billowing smoke could be seen from Route 5.

Several fire departments were on scene, including Moline, East Moline, Barstow-Carbon Cliff, and Silvis.  One ambulance was also spotted at the scene.

The roof of the home caved in while crews battled the flames.

There was nobody inside the home when the fire took place and there were no reported injuries.


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