April 24, 2019 06:04 PM
(ABC 6 News) - UPDATE: Firefighters responded to a residential fire in Byron early this morning. Just before 5 a.m., crews were called to 900 block of Byron Avenue North after flames were seen coming from the north side of a home.
Both occupants and their dog were able to get out safely. The homeowner, 58-year-old Russell Schoessler, told authorities he put 2-day-old ashes in a garbage bin near the north side of the home, believing that’s what sparked the blaze. The State Fire Marshall is investigating to determine if the ashes were in fact the cause of the fire.
There is no damage estimate at this time.
Updated: April 24, 2019 06:04 PM
Created: April 24, 2019 06:06 AM
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