Late Independence Day fire in Moline burns home


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Posted Online: July 05, 2013, 5:51 pm
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By Kevin Smith, ksmith@qconline.com
MOLINE – A late night blaze Thursday left a Moline home, at 1810 10th Street, with structural damage, according toLt. Brian Vyncke, of the Moline Fire Department.

Flames were visible from the rear of the house, as fire crews from both Moline and Rock Island responded to the blaze at about 11:30 p.m.

Nobody was injured, and the fire was contained mostly to the rear of the house, Mr. Vyncke said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, he said.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
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