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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...


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.