Battle Creek firefighters were called to a structure fire in the first block of Babcock Street, around 8:30 A.M. Thursday morning.

When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the first-floor living room of a home. A hand-line was quickly deployed to extinguish the fire and search for any occupants. Fortunately, Nobody was at home during the blaze.

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The fire is believed to have started in the living room. Due to the quick actions of fire crews, the fire was under control within 8 minutes, limiting the property damage, which is estimated at $55,000.

No injuries were reported fighting the blaze. The Fire Marshal is investigating, however, no cause has been determined at this time.

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