Fire damages home in Mattoon

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MATTOON - Multiple units were called out this morning to put out a fire in Mattoon.

The fire took place at 904 South 16th Street in Mattoon, just after 6:00 this morning. Crews arrived to find heavy black smoke coming from the East side of the home. The fire caused heavy damage to the foyer and kitchen. One person escaped and was not injured.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Mattoon Fire, Charleston Fire RIT, Mattoon Police, and Dunns ambulance responded.

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