House Burns in Illinois

Representatives from the Illinois State Fire Marshal worked with investigators from the Watseka Fire Department to determine the origin and cause of a fire that did extensive damage to a single family dwelling in Watseka, Ill. early Tuesday morning.

With the page received shortly after midnight, Watseka Assistant Chief Tim Ketchum reported a well-involved structure with all residents and pets out.

He requested the still assignment be upgraded to a box alarm bringing in mutual-aid along with change of quarters companies.

Due to the extensive fire load and exterior attack was ordered.

Extensive overhaul was performed, and the investigation was initiated.