Fire Guts Home on Clarendon Hills Road, 2 Cats Die
The family escaped without injury after the blaze started around 9 p.m. Thursday, fire officials said.
Fire destroyed a home Thursday on the 6700 block of Clarendon Hills Road in Darien, officals said.
All of the people inside the home escaped without injury, but two pet cats died in the blaze, Tri-State Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Jack Mancione said.
"Unfortunately, there's not a whole lot left of the house," he said.
Mancione said the fire is believed to have started on the deck around 9 p.m. before traveling to the house, but the exact cause is still under investigation.
Twenty-one area companies, including personnel from Naperville, Argonne and La Grange assisted Tri-State in extinguishing the fire.