Early Morning Fire Destroys Vacant Benton Home

Early Morning Fire Destroys Vacant Benton Home

BENTON – The Illinois State Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate a house fire that happened early Friday morning at a vacant home on North Grand in Benton.

According to the Benton Fire Department, the fire started just before 5 a.m. and endangered some homes near the fire. Firefighters were able to keep the blaze under control and put it out.

The home is a total loss. No injuries were reported.

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