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On Monday, November 15, at 12:27 p.m., the Evanston Fire Department responded to 2215 Central Street for reports of an apartment fire in a multistory residential structure.
First-arriving companies responded within minutes, encountering moderate smoke and flames visible from the street. Several units in the apartment building suffered smoke and water damage. Due to the quick response of the Evanston Fire Department and other agencies, firefighters contained the fire to the unit of origin. The American Red Cross provided emergency services for two displaced residents.
The Evanston Fire Department utilized the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System, bringing in several departments from neighboring communities to assist with the fire. There were no reported civilian or firefighter injuries, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.