Illinois Church Backdraft Named Largest Ever Documented

The backdraft that blew apart a Sycamore, Illinois church earlier this month has been named the largest backdraft ever documented in the U.S., local fire and ATF officials said.


The backdraft that blew apart a Sycamore, Illinois church earlier this month has been named the largest backdraft ever documented in the U.S. and will become a national case study, local fire and ATF officials said.

The backdraft blew the roof off the St. John