Multiple crews battled a duplex fire in Davenport.
On Tuesday, October 25 at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Davenport Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 Block of W. 65th St. utilizing five apparatus and 2 two command cars, for a total response of 17 personnel. The first engine on-scene reported a two-story side-by-side duplex with smoke showing. Crews discovered fire in the kitchen of the right-side unit, which was not occupied at the time. The fire was extinguished, and crews searched the for victims, but none were found. All occupants of the other unit exited the building. Davenport Fire Department members found two dogs in the basement and removed them safely.
Mid-American Energy and Red Cross assisted with controlling of gas and electric. Medic treated one of the occupants, and several occupants were displaced. Red Cross was notified and assisted with immediate needs. The cause of the fire is under investigation, and any additional information will be released by the Fire Marshal.