7 people displaced in basement fire in Janesville

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Janesville, Wis. (WIFR) – 7 residents are displaced by a basement fire at Timber Trail CBRF in Janesville, Wisconsin.

The Janesville Fire Department and Janesville Police were called to Timber Trail CBRF around 10:24 p.m. on February 22nd for a basement residential fire. JPD Units were the first to arrive and reported fire and smoke coming from the basement with a person trapped inside. JPD Units began an interior attack and quickly knocked the fire down. The automatic sprinkler system assisted in keeping the fire in-check. JPD Units started a swift primary and secondary search of the building and did not locate a resident. The search for the trapped resident was turned over to the Janesville Police Department.

7 people were displaced by the fire and damage is estimated at $15,000.

The fire is still under investigation.