Davenport House Catches Fire Next To KIIK Studios
A fire broke out at a home at 1224 N Perry St in Davenport Tuesday afternoon. The house that caught on fire is right next door to the Rock n' Roll mansion.
Update at 3:30 p.m. on 8/31/2021:
The Davenport Fire Department reports that one cat was saved from the fire at 1224 N Perry St in Davenport. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Below is the full press release from the Davenport Fire Department:
At approximately 12:35 p.m. on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, the Davenport Fire Department responded to the area of 1200 North Perry Street for reports of a structure fire. The involved structure was a two-and-a-half-story residential duplex, with two living units in the building. All occupants had exited the home prior to the arrival of fire crews. While en route, Dispatch informed the responding crews that smoke and flames were visible from the outside of the
When fire crews arrived on the scene, they encountered flames and heavy smoke conditions from the structure. The fire was quickly brought under control with an aggressive interior attack on the fire. Heavy fire damage was noted in the unit of fire origin; with smoke damage noted throughout the entire building.
One person was transported to the hospital with injuries. The patient's condition or nature of the injuries is unavailable at this time. There were no reports of injuries to responders, and at least one cat was rescued from the scene.
Mid-American assisted crews with securing utilities to the house.
The Red Cross was contacted and is working with the displaced individuals from the damaged building.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Any additional information related to the fire will be released by the Fire Marshal.
Earlier: A fire broke out at a home at 1224 N Perry St in Davenport Tuesday afternoon. The house that caught on fire is right next door to the Rock n' Roll mansion. The fire was contained by the Davenport Fire Department. No damage was done to next-door homes or structures, including the Rock n' Roll mansion.