House Fire on Center Ave at Wille Ave, Wheeling

Wheeling police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:34 AM Friday to a report of a house fire in the block of 246 Center Ave Wheeling, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a house fire at Center Avenue and Wille Avenue.

A witness in the area reported hearing an explosion when the fire started.

First firefighters on the scene reported a basement fire in a one-story home.

Firefighters had two lines on the fire and reported the fire knocked by 6:38 a.m.

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