House fire near Our Lady of the Snows

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – Fire crews are at a house fire off Highway 15, near the Our Lady of the Snows shrine just outside of Belleville Illinois.

Firefighters say the call came in around 4:30 pm. When fire crews arrived on scene, the house was fully engulfed in flames.

Firefighters battled the fire in bitter cold, as temperatures dropped after sunset.

No one was hurt in the blaze, as the residents of the home were out picking up their children from school and shopping.