Heat may be cause of late afternoon fire


Mahomet – Heat may be the cause of a house fire late Wednesday afternoon, in Mahomet.


Firefighters are investigating a fire at 435 County Road, north of Mahomet. Crews from Cornbelt, Bondville, Seymour, and Sangamon Valley responded.


Firefighters say that the extreme heat was a factor. One person did escape from the two story home, fortunately unharmed. Estimated total damage to the house is $20,000.

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