FREEBURG, IL. (KMOX) – A three-alarm fire did extensive damage to the basement of a home in Freeburg, Illinois.

Assistant Fire Chief Greg Vogel says it broke out around 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon at 8316 Peabody Road.

Most of the damage was confined to the basement, but there was some damage to upper floors. A husband and wife were home at the time but got out safely.

Firefighters from New Athens, Smithton, Belleville, Mascoutah, Fayetteville and Marissa responded.


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