Fire leads to partial building collapse in Christopher

CHRISTOPHER, IL. (WJPF) – Multiple fire departments responded to a large fire Wednesday night in Christopher.

A two-story commercial building at the intersection of Market Street and Route 148 caught fire around 10:00 PM. A business occupied the first floor of the building, apartments the second floor. People were inside the building when the fire started, but everyone was able to make it out uninjured.

About an hour after the fire started, the building suffered a partial collapse. No injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.