Family, pets escape fire in Silvis

Significant fire and smoke damage throughout the house

A fire in the 300 block of 15th Street in Silvis left one family displaced Friday evening.

According to the Silvis Fire Department, there was significant fire and smoke damage throughout the house.

Only two of the four people who live there were at home when the fire started. Both got out fine, along with dogs and cats. 

The family has lived there for five years.

At this time, officials are not sure of the cause. Their investigation is ongoing, making sure there are no hotspots inside the walls of the structure.

The Hampton and East Moline fire departments assisted Silvis on the scene.


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