Residential fire causes $20k in damages to Westfield home

A fire in the utility room of a Westfield home has caused $20,000 in damages. Westfield firefighters responded to 15434 Bridgewater Club Blvd. the morning of Jan. 17. When crews went inside they found the residence very smoky according to WFD Fire Chief Joe Lyons. The resident told the crew that they believed the fire was in the basement. Crews went to the basement to find that there had been a fire in a utility room in the basement.

“The fire melted plastic water lines inside the utility room which extinguished the fire,” Lyons said. “The fire was contained to the utility room.”

There were no injuries reported. Westfield was assisted by Noblesville and Carmel fire departments. Lyons said damage from the fire is estimated to be approximately $20,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.