Early morning fire damages vacant house in East St. Louis

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EAST ST. LOUIS - Firefighters were busy Monday morning battling a vacant house fire in East St. Lous.

The fire started in the 2000 block of Illinois Avenue just before 6:00 a.m.

Ameren IL is was on the scene to turn off gas to prevent the fire from spreading to a neighboring occupied houses.

No injuries have been reported in this incident. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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