We now know what caused a fire which destroyed a Tolono home. Investigators believe cigarettes were discarded into a wooden planter, sparking a blaze on the front porch of the home Wednesday night.
Crews responded to the fire twice. Everyone escaped safely, but the home is a total loss. A fund has been set up at Busey Bank in Tolono to help the family.
Original: 7:24 am, Thursday, April 19
TOLONO -- Firefighters are getting an early start this morning. Crews were called to a house fire around 5:15. It happened at 415 N. Central St. Both Savoy and Tolono Fire Departments were called to the scene. No injuries have been reported.
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