KANKAKEE, IL – A vacant building in the 500 block of Moore Street in Kankakee caught fire on Thursday afternoon around 2:30 pm, prompting a swift response from local firefighters. Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the boarded-up home.
Thankfully, no injuries were reported as the firefighters worked diligently to extinguish the blaze. However, the fire resulted in significant damage, with early estimates ranging from $30,000 to $40,000.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.