Fire destroys home near Belleville

News-DemocratJune 30, 2013 

A fire Sunday afternoon destroyed a house at 241 W. Taft Drive near Belleville.

Trucks from the Northwest Fire District responded to the fire, which started in electrical connections to an aquarium. No injuries were reported.

Assistant Chief Chester Borkowski Jr. said a resident of the house, Bill Gromer, attempted to extinguish the fire with a blanket but it quickly blazed out of control.

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