North Judson-Wayne Township Firefighters Battle House Fire

Firefighters from the North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department battled a house fire Thursday night.

According to Fire Chief Joe Leszek, they arrived at the scene just after 5:30 p.m. CT at 7756 N. 750 W. in Pulaski County. The house was completely engulfed when they arrived with three tanker trucks, an engine truck and a brush truck. They cleared the scene just after 8 p.m.

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Two Home Fires in Medaryville Remain Under Investigation

The cause of two house fires on Prairie Street in Medaryville in the early morning hours on July 2 remains under investigation.

Medaryville Fire Chief Shaun Hauptli explained that firefighters saw a two-story house owned by Danny Clark fully engulfed when en route to the fire station. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found a home next door on fire which is owned by Randy Franscoviak.

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Five Fire Departments Called to House Fire in Knox

A fire consumed the home of Elizabeth Sallee at 1520 E. 100 S. in Knox last night.

When firefighters arrived at the home shortly before 10:00 p.m. last night, the fire was fully engulfed at the east end of the home. High winds caused the fire to spread quickly throughout the structure and soon it was fully engulfed. Elizabeth Sallee was not home at the time of the fire, but her daughter and two-year-old son escaped the home without injury.

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