Firefighters closed portion of Route 157 to battle blaze Monday - KMOV.com

Firefighters closed portion of Route 157 to battle blaze Monday morning

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Firefighter battled a blaze in the 520 block of South Main in Caseyville Monday (Credit: KMOV) Firefighter battled a blaze in the 520 block of South Main in Caseyville Monday (Credit: KMOV)

CASEYVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A portion of Route 157 was closed in Caseyville as firefighters battled a blaze at a house Monday morning.

Officials rerouted traffic in the area after a home in the 520 block of South Main Street caught fire before 8 a.m.

Majority of the flames were seen the home’s attic area, a News 4 photographer at the scene said.

Three different fire departments were seen at the location helping to extinguish the flames.

A cat was reportedly rescued from inside the home.

No injuries were reported.

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