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Lombard family escapes house fire unharmed

Published: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 8:21 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 8:33 p.m. CDT

LOMBARD – A Lombard family escaped safely from a house fire Friday afternoon at 239 N. Main St.

The Lombard Fire Department responded to the call at about 3:10 p.m. When they arrived, they found smoke coming through the roof of the single family home, according to acting Battalion Chief Doug Cail.

The damage is estimated between $60,000 and $80,000 and is largely contained to the kitchen and an adjoining room, according to a news release from the village of Lombard.

No injuries were reported during the fire.

Surrounding departments that also responded to the incident include Carol Stream, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Glenside, Lisle-Woodridge, Oakbrook Terrace, Villa Park, Wheaton and York Center.

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