Firefighters battle rekindled Cahokia house fire

4:37 AM, Aug 31, 2012   |    comments
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Cahokia, Ill (KSDK) - Firefighters in Cahokia are battling a house fire along St. Norbert near St. Paul Drive.

Fire crews were first called to the home Thursday evening around 9:20. Several firefighters worked into the night to put out that fire.

But early Friday morning, firefighters got a call that the fire had rekindled. Crews arrived to find heavy fire coming from the roof of the home. It took several firefighters 90 minutes to contain the fire.

A spokesperson for the Cahokia fire department said the home is vacant, and appears to be a total loss.


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