LOSTANT — All occupants were out of a two-story home in Lostant when firefighters arrived July 26 to the blaze.
Lostant Fire Department responded to the fire at 962 N. 17th Road.
Smoke and flames were visible upon arrival, and fire departments and resources from Tonica, Leonore, Peru, Standard, Grand Ridge, Utica and Oglesby responded for assistance.
The fire was under control shortly after arrival, and while fire damage was mostly contained to one room, the rest of the home suffered water and smoke damage.
Illinois State Fire Marshal’s office was contacted and will conduct an investigation.