Firefighters from a half-dozen Vermilion County departments battled a house fire in the bitter cold Sunday night. (January 10th) The fire alerted the Kickapoo Fire Protection District. Mutual aid was called in from several other departments.
There were no reports of any injuries. The cause was under investigation.
At least a half-dozen fire departments responded to a barn fire in rural Bonfield Sunday. No word on a cause. No injury was reported. Damage estimates were in the neighborhood of $75,000.