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Dupo home damaged in Sunday night fire

Neighbors said no one was home at the time of the fire

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. — A home was badly damaged by a fire in Dupo late Sunday night.

The Dupo Volunteer Fire Department responded at 10:31 p.m. to the fire on the 500 block of S. Main Street.  There was heavy fire coming from the front and two sides of the home when firefighters arrived.

No one who lived at the house was home, the department said, and the fire was cleared at around 1 a.m.

The Cahokia, Columbia and Prairie Du Pont fire departments and the Cahokia Police Department assisted at the scene.

Firefighters did not say what may have caused the fire.

Another home caught fire Sunday night in O'Fallon, Illinois. A family of four and their pets were able to get out safely, but their home is a total loss.

O'FALLON, Ill. - The Turner family and their pets are safe after their O'Fallon, Ill., home was destroyed by a fire overnight. The fire started around 11:50 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of Fieldspring Court.

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