Seven Fire Departments Respond to Fire


Cerro Gordo IL – Seven fire departments battled a house fire Monday morning in Cerro Gordo. The fire happened at the corner of Jefferson and Carter Streets, just after seven Monday morning.

Cerro Gordo, Lovington, Argenta-Oreana, Cisco, Hammond, Mount Zion, and Long Creek all responded to the fire. The family got out safely, and the children had already left for school at the time of the fire.


Firefighters said the flames stayed on the top floor of the home. They are still investigating what caused the fire.

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