Dixon Fire Fighters Battle Attic Fire Friday Afternoon

Dixon Fire Fighters Battle Attic Fire Friday Afternoon

The Dixon City Fire, Dixon Rural Fire and Advance Ambulance were called Friday around noon to a structure fire on the Southeast corner of Chamberlin and Ottawa Streets.

Fire Chief Tim Shipman said when the crews arrived the saw heavy smoke coming from the attic and a little flame.  The home is separated into three apartments and the only person in the home was the downstairs resident.

Fire was contained to the attic area and quickly extinguished. No one was injured. The fire is under investigation however Chief Shipman feels it was electrical in nature.