Decatur home heavily damaged in Sunday afternoon fire

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DECATUR - The Decatur Fire Department says one home was heavily damaged in a house fire on the city's west side Sunday evening.

Officials say firefighters were dispatched to a residence in the 2600 block of Gregory Court at about 7:07 p.m. for a report of a house fire.  Crews arrived on scene at 7:14 p.m., and the fire was extinguished at about 8:34 p.m.

One adult and one child were relocated as a result of the fire, and no injuries or fatalities were reported.  The home sustained an estimated $40,000 in damage to the structure, and $10,000 in damage to the home's contents.

Fire officials say the flames were caused by cooking materials in the kitchen.  This incident is currently under investigation.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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