Working Structure Fire 6-8-2018
At approximately 3:00am early Friday morning, East Joliet Fire Protection District was dispatched for the reported structure fire in the 1700 block of E Washington St. Upon arrival, Squad 51 found the Joliet Fire Department already on scene of a working house fire. The City of Joliet Fire Department was dispatched for smoke in the area of Briggs and Washington st where the two districts meet. They were first to arrival and started the initial fire attack. Once East Joliet companies arrived, the scene was turned over from the City of Joliet to East Joliet. The fire was under control in under 30 minutes. Besides the City of Joliet, East Joliet was assisted by Lockport, Manhattan, and Rockdale Fire Departments. The cause of the Fire is currently under investigation.