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Small structure fire in Ferndale

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Ferndale Fire received a call a little after eight this evening about a structure fire.

Fire personnel responded to a home near Washington and Grant Streets in the Cream City. Smoke was billowing out of the house but no fire was found at first. Later a small fire in a wall near the ceiling was detected and knocked out. Fire officials don’t know the cause of the blaze and no injuries were reported. The incident is still under investigation.