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Rantoul firefighters battle 4 in one day

Rantoul firefighters had themselves a busy weekend. They answered calls to four fires in a single day. One fire happened late Saturday night in Penfield where a faulty furnace was the cause. A fireplace heater was ruled the cause of a Sunday morning fire that gutted a home on the village’s east side.

Three other departments responded to a house fire Saturday afternoon. A 2-story home was destroyed. Paxton, Ogden-Royal and the Blue Grass departments provided mutual aide. The home’s occupant was treated for smoke inhalation.

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