Kankakee fire officials pegged Monday's emergency room fire at Prescent St. Mary's hospital at $25,000. The fire was intentionally set.
An un-identified patient being treated in one of the exam rooms set the bed on fire early Monday morning. The fire triggered the sprinkler system and created quite a mess. The ER was shut down for the rest of the day for clean-up.
No injury was reported. Criminal charges are beiubg reviewed by the Kankakee County State's Attorney.