Multiple families displaced in early morning apartment complex fire
At 0205 hours on 12/18/18 the Oswego Fire Protection District was dispatched to a structure fire in the 1400 block of Light Road for a structure fire on the second floor of a 2-story multi-family apartment complex in the unincorporated Kendall County area of the fire district. Fire was reported through the roof shortly upon arrival of the first responding fire companies.
One civilian was transported to the hospital for a minor lower leg burn injury shortly after the fire was deemed under control approximately 30 minutes after dispatch.
The complex is a multi-family building that has been deemed uninhabitable with approximately 24 familys displaced with Red Cross on the scene to assist families at 0430 hours.
As of this time, cleanup and an investigation as to the cause & origin of the ﬁre is underway.
In addition to the on-scene assistance of the Red Cross, the following mutual-aid fire & ambulance companies were also on the scene to assist: Bristol-Kendall, Sugar Grove,
Aurora, Aurora Township, Montgomery & Countryside, North Aurora, and Plainfield with others also providing assistance with “change of quarters” fire & ambulance companies.
The Oswego Fire Protection District was formed by voter referendum in March of 1936, covers over 60 square miles in the northeast portion of Kendall County and about 1. 5 square miles of northwest unincorporated Will County.