WORDEN, Ill. (KMOX) – One person was killed after a fire broke out in an apartment complex in Worden, Illinois Thursday morning.
Volunteer firefighters responded to the blaze in the 300 block of Schneider Street around 7:15 a.m.
The fire quickly rose to a three-alarm blaze with fire departments from Hamel and Livingston aiding in the effort.
The victim was identified late Thursday as 45 year old Robert Blotevogel.
Worden is a small village in northeast Madison County. The population was roughly 1,000 people at the 2010 census.