Fire Investigation Ongoing

fireAn investigation is ongoing in the case of a house in Murphysboro which burned to the ground on Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to a single-story house in the 500 block of North 16th Street.

No one was hurt as the residents of the home were away when the fire started.

Residents who lived close to the home were evacuated as a precaution while firefighters battled the blaze.