Fire destroys rural home

FORD COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) -- A home is a total loss following a house fire just east of Gibson City.   

Firefighters say you could see the smoke from 3 miles away.

The fire was in the walls and kept firefighters from going inside the home to put it out.   

The house burned for hours.

No one was injured in the fire.

Crews from Gibson City, Melvin and Elliot responded.

No word on the cause at this time.


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