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A house fire in Stonington over the weekend has destroyed a home that had been a staple in the community since 1927. A home on the Briggs Family Farm caught fire on Saturday afternoon, prompting response from several area fire departments. There were no injuries in the blaze, but the home is being reported as a total loss.


Ron Smith, Captain with the Taylorville Fire Department discussed Taylorville’s assistance with the fire.



The source of the fire is still currently unknown and will be investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s office, who was expected to begin his investigation on Monday Morning.

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