Fire damages Beloit home

The fireplace is being blamed for a weekend blaze in a Beloit home.   Fire officials call the cause an accident, resulting in $55,000 dollars damage to a home in the 2600 block of Butlin Court.   When firefighters arrived, a little before 11:00 o'clock Saturday night, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the back of the home.   Four occupants were able to escape. The fire started in the living room, but damage extended into the kitchen and attic.