Radio traffic for the Box Alarm fire in Evanston 3/25/26 at 2306 Grant.

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Evanston firefighters responded to a fire in a one-and-a-half story, single-family home in the 2300 block of Grant Street about 2:20 p.m., last Friday according to a statement from the Evanston Fire Department.

Smoke was coming from the home’s eaves, and the alarm was upgraded, but the fire, which had started in the home’s attic, was extinguished about ten minutes later.

A contractor doing some electrical work suffered minor burns to a hand … he was evaluated at the scene, and no other injuries were reported.