Fire takes toll on Cahokia home early this morning

8:40 AM, Jan 1, 2013   |    comments
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Cahokia, IL (KSDK) - A fire on New Years Day has left a Cahokia home in ruins.

Firefighters from the Camp Jackson Fire District responded to the blaze around 6:30 a.m. today and found flames already coming through the roof of the single family home in the first block of Louise.

None of the people living in the home were there at the time the fire broke out and no injuries were reported.  A cause for the fire also remains under investigation.

The fire caused extensive damage to the entire roof as well as the contents of the home.   Smoke and water damage is also desc ribed as significant.

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