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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.

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