Burlington House Considered Total Loss After Sunday Afternoon Fire

At 12:43 PM, on Nov 26th, 2023, the Burlington Fire Department and West Burlington Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 325 Concord Dr. Burlington, IA. Firefighters arrived 4 minutes later to find heavy smoke coming from a single-story home.
325 Concord Dr. is owned by Tomas and Judy Burner. The fire was found by a Burlington Police officer on routine patrol, the homeowners were not home at the time of the fire. The family dog was safely rescued from the home.
There were working smoke detectors in the residence.
The property is insured. Damages to the structure are being assessed at this time. However, the structure is considered a total loss.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
There were no civilian injuries reported. Firefighters cleared the scene at 4:23 PM. 11 Burlington firefighters responded to the incident initially and were assisted by WBFD, Superior Ambulance, and Alliant Energy.