Home goes up in flames in Belleville
BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR) – Fire destroyed a Belleville house Tuesday afternoon in the Covered Bridge Estates subdivision.
The Belleville News Democrat reports the blaze started around 12:30 pm.
No one was home at the time of the fire, but four cats and a pet bird died in the fire.
The family’s dog was not hurt.
Fire crews had to drive more than a mile to get water and haul it back to the house.