At approximately 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, the Wheaton Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 600 block of Polo Drive. Upon arrival, crews identified a fire in the lower level of a single-family home.
The fire was extinguished within a few minutes, and the residents evacuated without injuries.
Investigators from the Wheaton Fire Department conducted a fire investigation, and the cause of the fire is undetermined but not suspicious in nature.
The Wheaton Fire Department was also assisted by DuPage County Sheriff and fire departments form neighboring communities. The DuPage County building department was on scene and posted the structure as not safe for occupancy.