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Firefighters battle winds, blaze in Williamson Co.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

In Williamson county fire crews say the owner of a home on Jacqueline Road was burning some debris outside his home around 11 a.m. when the fire got out of control.

The blaze quickly spread into the wooded area north of the man's home.

Firefighters say if the wind had been blowing in the opposite direction, the fire could have spread to many homes.

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