Fire Destroys Washington Park Home

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(KTVI) - Fire crews battled a blaze in a Washington Park home early Friday morning.

The fire started in home on North 57th Street at North Park.  When fire crews arrived on the scene, the house was fully involved. The home was occupied, but no one was home.

Several other fire departments responded to help fight the fire. The Washington Park fire chief says all seven volunteer firefighters were laid off and the chief and one other firefighters are taking all the calls.

The home is a total loss.