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Overnight fire causes damage to West YMCA
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Overnight fire causes damage to West YMCA

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Davenport firefighters were called to an overnight fire at the West Family YMCA.

Firefighters responded at 2:10 a.m. Thursday to 3503 W. Locust St., and found a fire in the in the men’s locker-room sauna.

A total of five rigs were dispatched in response, and a line was deployed, knocking down the fire.

“Crews made an aggressive stop to limit the damage to the affected area,” Davenport Fire Chief Mike Carlsten said.

The fire was contained to the sauna, resulting in minimal fire damage. There was moderate smoke travel throughout portions of the building. Firefighters remained on scene after extinguishment to help remove smoke from the building.

There was no damage to West High School.

There were no injuries.

The West YMCA is closed until further notice.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

Quad-City Times​


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