Glen Carbon, Ill. home catches fire

10:40 AM, Sep 12, 2013   |    comments
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MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) - A home in Glen Carbon, Ill. in the 3600 block Rushmore Drive is on fire.

A ladder truck is up trying to extinguish the fire.

Authorities say everyone inside the house made it out okay, but the wife suffered smoke inhalation.  She was treated at the scene.

PHOTOS: Glen Carbon home catches fire

The family pet is believed to be deceased.

The entire first floor has collapsed into the basement.  The home appears to be a total loss.  The fire marshal is on the way to the scene to determine a cause.

NewsChannel 5 has a crew on the way to the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.


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