MT. VERNON – A fire on the northeast side of Mt. Vernon was destroyed by fire Tuesday night.
Jefferson County Fire Protection responded around 10 p.m. Tuesday night to a residential structure fire in the northeast part of Mt. Vernon. Upon arrival, firefighters found a single family residence with heavy fire throughout the building.
A full still was called which put Mt. Vernon Fire Department, Webber Fire Protection District, Kell Fire Protection District, and Waltonville Fire Protection District all into motion, with some responding to the scene and others providing district coverage.
The fire was brought under control within half an hour with no injuries reported.