1 person hurt as flames from car fire threaten Peoria home

Published: Nov. 22, 2022 at 8:58 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - A car was destroyed by fire early Tuesday evening as Peoria firefighters worked to prevent flames from spreading to a house near the coroner of West Wiswall and South Laramie Streets.

A person who lived at the home in the 3000 block of West Wiswall suffered minor burns and was taken to a local hospital, the fire department said in the news release.

Fire crews were called about 5:50 p.m., and found the car fully involved. The car is considered a total loss, while there was damage to the exterior of the home.

Damage is estimated at $20,000. The fire department is investigating the cause.