Fire under investigation in Marion at a vacant home

Published: Nov. 20, 2015 at 6:05 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 20, 2015 at 1:49 PM CST
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MARION, IL (KFVS) - Fire crews in Marion rushed to a home at 1707 Morgan Street late Thursday night to battle a fire.

It started at 11:25 p.m.

When crews got on the scene flames could be seen from the back of the home and from the back porch.

Crews quickly put out the fire and stayed on the scene for a couple of hours to make sure hot spots did not flare back up.

According to the Marion Fire Department, the home was vacant and the fire is under investigation.

As of 8:30 a.m. on Friday, an investigator with the fire department was looking into the cause of the fire.

At this time, they do not suspect arson.

The home has some fire damage on the outside and smoke damage inside.

No one was hurt fighting the fire.

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