Wind-Driven Fire Destroys Two Homes in Illinois, Displaces Five Residents


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KANKAKEE, IL – A wind-fueled fire Sunday led to the destruction of two homes, located in the vicinity of 16000 E. and 4000 South Rd. 

According to fire officials, the cause of the blaze in Pembroke Township remains under investigation. Initially devastating one home, the fire swiftly spread to nearby shrubbery, engulfing a second home. 

The blaze continued to burn over a quarter-mile area before being contained. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported, but the incident has displaced five residents.


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