Firefighters respond to house fire in Evanston

(CHICAGO) The Evanston Fire Department responded to a house fire in Evanston on Thursday night.

About 9:07 p.m. firefighters arrived to heavy smoke coming from the first floor door of the two-story house. Additional firefighters arrived on scene and were able to extinguish the fire about 10:10 p.m., which had started in the kitchen area of the first floor.

The resident on the building’s first floor was displaced and is being helped by the Red Cross. The two residents on the second floor will not be displaced.

No injuries were immediately reported.