Seven stations responded to a fully engulfed house fire in Machesney Park Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters got the call around 4:15 p.m. for a structure fire at 1004 Colonial Drive. Upon arrival, the rear of the home was on fire. Only one person was home at the time, and she escaped safely. However, the dog is unaccounted for.
As of 4:50 p.m., firefighters were still on the scene. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.
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