Fire on Flora Lake Court
Fire crews were fighting a blaze at a house in Shiloh on Tuesday night that filled the neighborhood with smoke.
Around 6 p.m., O’Fallon Fire Department was called to the scene of a structure fire in the 2700 block of Flora Lake Court, according to the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency. Heavy smoke filled the air as flames rose from the roof of the house.
The fire department called for mutual aid from Fairview and Lebanon-Emerald Mound fire departments. The Shiloh Police Department was on hand for traffic control. The cause of the fire was unknown as crews worked until 9:30 p.m., when the scene was cleared, the Fairview Fire Chief said in a phone call.
According to a Shiloh police officer at the scene, no one inside the home was injured. The extent of the damage was unclear around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.
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