Rural Ludlow home sustains minor damage from chimney fire


LUDLOW — A rural Ludlow home sustained minor damage from a chimney fire Thursday afternoon.

Ludlow Fire Chief Dave Ingleman said the roof of a home belonging to Joyce Duncan began smoldering due to a hole in the chimney.

“It had a hole, and it caught some of the wood under the shingles on fire,” Ingleman said.

The house is located at Champaign County Road 2100 E and 3560 N, about 3 miles east of Ludlow.

Ingleman said 10 firefighters responded to the 4:15 p.m. call and were on the scene for about 30 minutes.

Paxton firefighters remained on standby at their station.


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