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New Athens, Ill (KSDK) -- The Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate a two-alarm house fire in New Athens, Illinois.

St. Clair County Sheriff's Sgt. Michael Hundelt said it was too early to know if the fire in the 7000 block of Peacock Road was suspicious.

The home appears to be a total loss.

Investigators are investigatingseven suspicious fires in St. Clair County. They have all been in rural areas, away from homes.

Sgt. Hundelt said it was too early to know if it its the work of the fire bug.

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