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Firefighters battle early morning fire at Marion, IL home

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MARION, IL (KFVS) -

Fire crews battled an early morning house fire in Marion, Illinois on Thursday.

Officials with the Marion Fire Department say the fire broke out at 203 East Calvert Street around 1:01 a.m.

When firefighters got on scene, the home was fully involved.

Witnesses say a lot of smoke could be seen coming from the home.

Everyone inside got out safely.

As of 4:30 a.m., crews had successfully put out the flames and were looking for hot spots.

The home is a total loss and several surrounding homes suffered damage.

The state fire marshal is on scene to investigate the cause.

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