No Injuries in Orland Park House Fire Monday

The homeowners were not present at the time of the fire.

Homeowners were not inside and no one was injured Monday, during a house fire in the 8800 block of 147th Street.

Orland Firefighters were called to the scene around 2 p.m., when neighbors spotted smoke coming from the roof. 

Firefighters acted quickly and were able to contain the fire to the lower leve of the house. The house sustained heavy smoke damage and had burned though the first floor above the area of origin. 

Approximately 30 firefighters were on the scene, and the fire was out in about 30 minutes, according to a release from the fire protection district. Orland was assisted on scene by Palos Fire and had the stations covered with several other surrounding agencies. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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