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    Aug 2003
    Marion, Illinois

    Default West Frankfort Fire

    Fire gutted 4 businesses last night in downtown West Frankfort Illinois here is what is in the paper about it http://www.thesouthern.com/rednews/2...op/TOP002.html

    also if you go to www.wsiltv.com there is video of it there.....they were old buildings and went up pretty fast.....word has it a furnace in a beauty shop started it


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    DuBois, IL - just south of I-64 in the middle of the state


    Sounds like a big one. Being from the area, I know that a lot of the buildings on the "town square" are old and go up like matchsticks. Benton had similar situations a couple of times over the years. At least nobody got hurt.
    Jack Boczek, Chief
    Ashley Community Fire Protection District


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