One Person Dies in Southern Illinois House Fire

Emergency crews in Anna Illinois have confirmed that one person died in the fire at 109 Douglas Street. No one else was injured in the fire and the victim was the only person inside at the time of the blaze. Officials say the fire is under investigation by Illinois State Police and the Illinois State Fire Marshal.  A house fire that occurred early Wednesday morning in Anna is under investigation. Around 2:50 a.m. a call came into dispatch regarding a house fire on Douglas Street. When police officers and firefighters arrived flames were spotted coming from the front porch. Crews on scene said they were able contain the flames within 15 minutes.

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