Fire south of Fairfield

Firefighters dig through debris after extinguishing a fire at 2130 257th St. this morning. The house is about 4 miles south of Fairfield. The fire occurred some time this morning before 8 a.m. Fire trucks from Fairfield, Libertyville and Birmingham were at the scene, a wooded area about one-half mile from Highway 1. The roof of the house and its north wall were visibly charred from the fire. No injuries were reported. The Ledger will provide more information on this incident as it becomes available.