Bloomington Fire Department Responds to Fire at Vacant Home for Second Time

(BLOOMINGTON) – The Bloomington Fire Department responded to a fire at a vacant home in the 2400 Block of West Third Street on Tuesday evening.

Bloomington Fire Department responded to a vacant home in the 2400 Block of West Third Street Tuesday evening.

The alarm came in at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday. Firefighters from three fire stations responded to the call.

This is the second time firefighters responded to a fire at this vacant home. The first time was just over a month ago.

Bloomington Firefighters checks for hot spot and make sure the fire is completely extinguished.

Bloomington Police Department closed down westbound traffic on West Third Street at Cory Lane while firefighters worked the blaze. This caused traffic congestion on Third Street and Cory Lane for several minutes.

Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fire under control. Officials say there were no threat to nearby structures.

Firefighters take a break from battling the blaze at IU Health Ambulance

There were no reports of injuries. An IU Health Ambulance also responded to the blaze.

The fire remains under investigation. Bloomington Firefighters received information that homeless individuals were using the home for shelter.

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