Fire destroys mobile home in Dix

Fire destroys mobile home in Dix

DIX, IL — A fire destroyed a double-wide, mobile home in Dix Friday afternoon.

The call for a fire at the home in the 7-thousand block of Dix-Irvington Road came in around 3:15 p.m. Friday.

One person was in the home at the time of the fire but was able to escape without injury.

Jefferson Fire Protection District officials say the fire started along an exterior wall before spreading to the roof, which partially caved in. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Kell and Woodlawn Firemen provided mutual aid assistance. Firefighters were on scene just over two hours.

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