Crews knock out house fire

Local News

MATTOON — Firefighters responded to the 900-block of Wabash Avenue about 10 pm, Sunday for a fire.

When crews arrived, there was heavy smoke in the basement and flames in the ceiling between floors by the back door. Crews knocked out the fire and were on scene about 2.5 hours. 

Two people were home at the time, but no one was hurt. The cause is under investigation and a damage estimate was not provided.

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