A home on Lemen Road in Waterloo burst into flames Friday morning near the road’s intersection with Kaskaskia Road.
Crews were called to the home at 10:38 a.m., according to retired Waterloo firefighter Barry Hoffmann.
He said he believed the fire was under control about noon.
Waterloo, Maeystown, Red Bud and Valmeyer fire departments were responding to the fire.
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Reports of one injured could not be immediately verified.
Monroe County Independent reported the house caught fire in an explosion.
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