Crews remove person from early-morning house fire Tuesday

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Photo by Bryan Bobb.

UPDATE: A Rock Island Police Department Incident Report Summary indicates that arson is suspected in this incident.

An Arrest Report Summary indicates that 27-year-old Isai Sanchez-Casco was arrested at the location of the fire on a charge of domestic battery

EARLIER: Crews removed a person from a house fire shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on the 700 block of 11th Avenue, Rock Island.

Emergency responders carried the person out of the house, placed the person on a stretcher and then in an ambulance.

Smoke billowed from the A-frame-style home and filled the air in the neighborhood. Our Local 4 News crew, the only station at the scene, watched crews quickly attach supply lines to hydrants.

Firefighters were on the roof looking in windows.

Rock Island Arsenal crews were called to assist and Rock Island Police also were at the scene.

We do not know the status of the person who was removed from the home. Local 4 News and will update with details when they become available.

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