1 injured in Princeton fire

Fire occurred in the 600 block of Celebration Drive in Princeton

Princeton firefighters work the scene of a house fire in the 600 block of Celebration Dr. on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023 in Princeton.

One individual was injured in a structure fire that occurred about 11 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of Celebration Drive in Princeton.

Princeton Fire Chief Scott Etheridge said the resident was stable and had injuries not considered life-threatening as of Monday afternoon.

Etheridge said the fire started in the basement of the structure and was extinguished within 10 minutes of the first responders’ arrival. The cause is believed to be electrical, he said.

Fire departments from Utica, Peru, Amboy, Malden, Bureau, Wyanet and Spring Valley assisted Princeton firefighters at the scene, as well as 1033 Ambulance.

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