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Franklin County home destroyed in evening fire

by Aaron Price
by Aaron Price

1/7/2022 | 9:33 p.m.

WEST FRANKFORT - A Franklin County home was damaged following a fire this evening.

According to fire officials, they responded to the fire around 4:45 p.m. on Teal Road, just off of Orient Road.

Upon arrival, a box alarm was requested due to the cold temperatures. Fire crews say everyone was evacuated from the home and no one was injured.

Orient Road was closed for several hours due to the fire. An investigation is ongoing.

Crews from West Frankfort, Benton, Zeigler, Ewing, Johnston City, Carterville, West City, Williamson County Fire, Herrin, Buckner, Marion and Sesser assisted.

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