Unknown cause of house fire

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Update: 12:05 pm, 2/29/16, Monday 

VILLA GROVE — A local family lost their home in a fire Sunday night. It happened on South Oak Street. More than two dozen crew were on scene battling the blaze.

The fire chief believes the house was on fire for nearly 15 minutes before they even got a call. Employees at a nearby gas station called 911 when they saw flames.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire. The chief says the owners are staying with family. 

Original: 10:13 pm, 2/28/16, Sunday

VILLA GROVE — Fire nearly destroyed a home Sunday night. More than two dozen crew were on scene.

Employees at a nearby gas station say they called 911 when they saw the flames. No word on a cause.

 

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