Saturday, October 21, 2017

July 4th fire destroys home

Holland Lane fireAt 1:32 pm, July 4th the Goreville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 125 Holland Rd. off of Dutchman Lake Road.  The fire had spread throughout the home and was already fully engulfed when the firefighters arrived.  Vienna and Lake Egypt fire departments were also called for assistance.  A total of 21 firefighters teamed up to bring the fire under control.  No injuries were reported. The structure was a total loss.  The home was owned by Earl Moreland. Neighbors said no one was home when the fire started.  According to Goreville fire chief Tim Gage, the fire’s origin is as yet undetermined and is still under investigation.


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