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Danville Fire Department Responded to a reported structure fire at 729 Temple Avenue at 4 am this morning. Upon arrival crews found a two story residential structure with fire showing from both floors and all four sides. Crews made an exterior attack and then transitioned to the inside to finish extinguishing the fire. The only occupant was out of the structure upon arrival. He was later transported to the hospital for a non fire related medical issue. The Red Cross is assisting the occupant with temporary housing. The cause of the fire was a candle left unattended. Four engines, one ladder truck, one safety officer and a chief officer was on scene for approximately three hours.
Battalion Chief, F. D. Fowler