Flames burning through acres of central Illinois land

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Photo: Savoy Fire Department Photo: Savoy Fire Department
Photo: Savoy Fire Department Photo: Savoy Fire Department
Photo: Savoy Fire Department Photo: Savoy Fire Department

SAVOY, Ill. (WAND) – A central Illinois fire is now over 500 acres in size.

The Savoy Fire Department says it is battling the flames in Pembroke Township Tuesday. Departments from Thomasboro, Bement, and the Cornbelt Fire Protection District are helping with the response.

Firefighters captured the flames in a Facebook video, which can be seen at this link. The fire can be seen moving around trees in a wooded area.

WAND-TV will add more to this story when it learns more about a cause for this fire, along with potential damage and injuries.

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