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House fire reported north of Atlantic

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May 31st, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic Fire Department personnel were called to the scene of a residential structure fire Sunday afternoon. At around 5:41-p.m., a caller reported flames visible from 60091 Boston Road. The person didn’t think anyone was at home when the call was made.

(Ric Hanson photo) Picture taken from Chicago Road, about 1 mile south of the fire.

Firefighters reported at about 5:55-p.m., the home was fully engulfed in flames, and called for Marne Fire to bring their tanker truck. The flames were easily visible from Chicago Road, which is about one-mile south of the burning residence. Smoke was visible for as much as three-miles away.

Additional details are currently not available.