Rural Peoria County house fire draws multiple fire departments

By WEEK Producer

July 18, 2012 Updated Jul 18, 2012 at 10:19 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Limestone firefighters were forced to call for mutual aid from multiple area fire departments Wednesday night, to help battle a blaze in rural Peoria County.

The fire started on the back deck of the home located at 1913 N. Norwood Boulevard around 7 p.m. Wednesday, before spreading to the house.

The elderly homeowners were able to escape and no injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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