Skip to Content

Kewanee woman hospitalized after house fire

A Kewanee woman was life-flighted to Peoria after a house fire Tuesday morning.

The Kewanee Fire Department said they responded to a report of a woman trapped in a house fire in the 900 block of Pleasant St. around 9:30 a.m. Crews entered the home and were able to quickly get the woman to safety.

A dog rescued from the house was taken to a veterinarian.

Fire damage was mostly contained to the first floor, with smoke damage throughout the house. The cause of the fire is pending further investigation.

The woman is in stable condition, according to family members.

Tim Shelley

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

Skip to content