JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- The Janesville Fire Department responds to a fire that broke out late Thursday night.
Janesville fire officials say the fire broke on the 1600 block of West Avalon Road, in Janesville, around 11 p.m. Thursday. When crews arrived on seen, a single family home was fully engulfed, with flames and smoke coming from it. Fire crews cut a hole in the roof to ventilate the structure.
Fire officials say the fire started on the outside of the home, and spread to the structure. Crews estimate damages at $100,000 to the home, and $75,000 in possessions.
Residents were home at the time, but were able to safely get out without injuries.
RCSD, Alliant Energy, and Janesville Water Utility all provided assistance. Town of Beloit Fire Department also assisted at the scene. The Red Cross was called and will be assisting the family.
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