Firefighters battle house fire for hours

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DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — Crews battled a house fire for hours. Officials say it happened at a house on East Bridge Street.

The fire burned for several hours and crews were still on the scene as of midnight. It’s a three-story house and officials say it’s a total loss.

Multiple parts of the house have collapsed and they’re continuing to take it apart. No one was inside when the fire started except some family pets.

One firefighter did have to be taken to the hospital for exhaustion. He was treated and released.

There’s no word yet on what caused the fire.

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