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Caseyville, Ill (KSDK) -- A Caseyville police officer saved two people from a burning home.

The officer was driving in the 700 block of South Main when he saw flames on the gas main around 11 p.m Monday. He feared it could explode, so he ran up to the door and yelled for everyone to get out.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out in about an hour.

Early indications are that the fire may have been gas related.