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Two people treated for smoke inhalation; two pets die in W. Frankfort fire

by Aaron Price | 1/2/22 | 4:54 p.m.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY - Two people were treated for smoke inhalation following a house fire today in Franklin County.

Crews responded to a home on Spowart Road, on the south side of West Frankfort, around 3:00 p.m.

Upon arrival, smoke and flames were seen coming from the home. Everyone was able to escape safely without any further injuries.

However, two family pets inside the home at the time were found deceased. The Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office is on scene investigating.

Crews from West Frankfort, Benton, Zeigler, Williamson County, Marion, Herrin, Buckner, Johnston City, and West City responded to the scene.

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