Crews battle house fire in Royalton, IL - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Crews battle house fire in Royalton, IL

Royalton house fire (Source: Giacomo Luca, KFVS) Royalton house fire (Source: Giacomo Luca, KFVS)
ROYALTON, IL (KFVS) -

Firefighters responded to the 100 block N. Cleveland in Royalton, Illinois for a house fire on Thursday.

Royalton Fire Chief Mike Hooker says crews got the call shortly before 5 p.m.

He said five people were in the home, but got out safely. Five dogs in the home got out safely as well.

The fire started in the right side in the living room.

Most of the damage was smoke related.

The fire took about one hour to extinguish.

The state fire marshal was called in to investigate, but the fire is not considered suspicious at this time.

Hurst FD assisted, along with Zeigler EMS.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved. 

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Winning $700 million Powerball numbers announced

    Winning $700 million Powerball numbers announced

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:17:08 GMT

    There was no winner last Saturday, so the Powerball jackpot increased to $700 million, the second-highest in history.  

    There was no winner last Saturday, so the Powerball jackpot increased to $700 million, the second-highest in history.  

  • Mother charged with killing teenage daughter

    Mother charged with killing teenage daughter

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-08-23 10:50:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-08-23 10:50:33 GMT

    Burned remains found on the mother’s farm were identified as those of her 16-year-old daughter, who she gave up for adoption when she was a baby.

    Burned remains found on the mother’s farm were identified as those of her 16-year-old daughter, who she gave up for adoption when she was a baby.

  • Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

    Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-08-22 18:52:47 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-08-24 02:08:15 GMT
    Verizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.
    Verizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.
Powered by Frankly