Fire

Auburn firefighters responded to a major fire at the Allen Baker home on North Grand Friday evening. Firefighters Zach Stuhmer and Blake Boston are pictured ventilating the roof amidst the smoke (top). Fire Chief Joe Powell said the structure received extensive damage to the roof, attic and breezeway with water damage to some of the contents, but all members of the family were able to get out safely. The fire crews, which included 13 firefighters from Auburn, five from Chatham and 10 from Virden, were on the scene for over three hours.