No one injured in fire, explosion


SULLIVAN, Ill. (WCIA) — No one was injured in a house fire that happened early Sunday morning.

The Sullivan, Lovington, and Bethany Fire Departments were on scene for a fire/explosion at 511 South Grant in Sullivan at 1:21 p.m. on December 15.

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One person was treated by EMS for minor smoke inhalation.

All of the occupants of the home were able to get out without injuries.

Firefighters say the cause of the fire is unknown and that the explosions were from oxygen bottles in the home. The fire was cleared at around 4 p.m.

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The house is said to be a complete loss. This fire and the cause of it are still under investigation.

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