The Independence Fire Department responds to a late night fire.
At 10:56pm last night, IFD-EMS was dispatched to a structure fire at 305 Crestview Drive. First arriving units saw smoke coming from the attached garage. Firefighters entered the house and extinguished the garage fire. Smoke was evacuated from the house, and crews cleared the scene at 11:45pm.
A patient was transported for minor injuries associated with attempting to extinguish the fire before IFD arrived. Independence Rural Fire provided assistance at the scene.