- Fairbury News staff
House damaged by fire
This house, at the corner of Third & Ash in Chatsworth, was damaged by fire Tuesday.
A Chatsworth home was lost to fire Tuesday, but no one was injured.
Firefighters were called to the rental house at the corner of Third and Ash streets at 2:35 p.m. The home’s occupant was gone grocery shopping at the time, according to Chatsworth Fire Chief Galen Schaffer. Someone nearby reported the fire, which is under investigation, but is believed to have started in a utility room. Officials don’t consider it suspicious.
In addition to Chatsworth, other fire departments responding included Forrest, Piper City and Pontiac. SELCAS ambulance personnel were on standby.