Structure fire shuts down road in Sangamon County

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SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Firefighters in Sangamon County responded to a structure fire late Thursday night.

Illinois State Police say the fire happened on Old Route 36 at Lanesville. They say it was at a building east of Lanesville Road.

Traffic lanes in both directions of Old Route 36 were shut down as of 10 p.m.  

WAND-TV reached out to the Riverton Fire Department, which responded to the fire but declined to comment on it Thursday night. The station was told more information could be available early Friday. 

This developing story will be updated as more details are released.

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