CAHOKIA, Ill. (KMOV)—A Cahokia apartment building was destroyed Monday morning when flames ripped through the complex, torching everything inside.
Firefighters were called to the 500 block of Mildred just after 6 a.m. in reference to the fire. When they arrived, they reported seeing flames shooting from the roof a two-story structure.
During the fire, part of the roof collapsed. It took crews a little over two hours to fully extinguish the flames.
The building is considered a total loss.