Candlelight Vigil Today to Remember Fire Victims

View Comments

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) – A candlelight vigil has been planned for Wednesday in memory of 19-year-old Lauren Petersen and 21-year-old Lacy Siddall who died in an apartment fire in Edwardsville.

The two Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville students were childhood friends.

The fire broke out around 3:45 a.m. Sunday on the second floor of their off-campus apartment on the 600 block of Hillsboro Avenue.

A student organization called A Cross Between Campus Ministry is holding the vigil on the quad on the SIUE campus.

It begins at 8:00 p.m. and is expected to last between 30 and 45 minutes. It’s open to the public.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,824 other followers