Smoke from a basement fire left extensive damage in a northwest Peoria home Wednesday afternoon.
Firefighters responded to 7020 N. White Fir Dr. just after 12:30 p.m. to find black smoke and flames coming out of the basement window wells. The fire was contained in about 15 minutes.
The fire left extensive smoke damage throughout the house. The residents of the house were alerted by a fire alarm and were able to escape safely.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Damage is estimated at $150,000. There were no injuries.
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