On Wednesday afternoon the Taylorville Fire Department were called for a house fire at 718 East 1500 North Road in the Jeisyville area.
After arrival the Taylorville Fire Department noticed that the ranch style house was fully engulfed in flames with some exposure on the south side of the house. One line of firefighters went into the exposure to extinguish the fire.
The Taylorville Fire Department used mutual aid from Midland Fire Department, Pana Fire Department, Stonington Fire Department, Edinburg Fire Department, and the Owaneco Fire Department for man power and tankers.
The Taylorville Fire Department arrived at the fire at 2:58 pm and the fire was controlled at 5:42 pm. The last fire unit was cleared at 6:45 pm.