One person escapes house fire


CHARLESTON, Ill. (WCIA) — A family is without a home after a fire on Thursday.

It happened at 820 19th St. When crews got there they found heavy smoke coming from the home. They were able to quickly put out the fire. The most damage was to a bedroom.

One person was home, but they were able to get out. No one was hurt.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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