Attic fire in DeKalb leaves no injuries, $30,000 in damage
No injuries are reported from an attic fire in DeKalb late Monday night.
Firefighters were called to 21083 Donnybrook at about 10:15 p.m. They found a moderate amount of smoke inside, and the homeowner said crackling noises were coming from the attic.
Fire personnel forced their way in and found smoke and flames from the insulation and roof rafters; they were able to put them out, and then spent about two hours on the scene overhauling and venting smoke from the home.
The fire left about $30,000 in damage; the cause has not been determined.