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3 found seriously injured at house fire in Pocahontas, Illinois

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POCAHONTAS, Ill. – An incident that left three people injured in Pocahontas, Illinois is under investigation.

Pocahontas fire crews responded to a house fire on Yates Street Thursday morning. The fire crew was notified by the Bond County Sheriff’s Department to ‘stay back’ from the scene. Police said it was a family dispute.

A man was found on the ground with serious injuries in the front yard and two other people were found on the road behind the house. They were all transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

A dog died in the fire.

Investigators are trying to figure out if the people were injured in the fire or before the fire. It’s also unclear how the fire started.

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