At 1:40AM Sunday, October 8th, 2023, the Burlington Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 2225 Cherry Street. Burlington Firefighters arrived at 1:46am to light smoke in the area. Further investigation found a receptacle fire located on the second floor of the residence.
2225 Cherry is owned by Kimberly Cipoletto. The property was insured at the time of the incident and damage to the structure is estimated at $5,000.
The occupants were alerted by the smell of smoke. There were no smoke alarms in the residence. Smoke alarms and a CO alarm were installed prior to BFD clearing the scene.
The fire is classified as accidental and not considered suspicious.
There were no civilian or firefighter injuries reported, and firefighters cleared the scene at 2:55AM. 12 Burlington firefighters responded to the incident and were assisted by the West Burlington Fire Department.