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Fire damages Zeigler home

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ZEIGLER, Ill. -- Several Franklin County fire crews came together to battle flames at a Zeigler home.

The woman living at a home on Beaumont Street said she noticed the flames around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.  

She said her son woke her up after he noticed smoke inside.

Everyone got out safely, including the woman's dog, rabbit and chicken.

Zeigler's fire chief said the fire isn't considered suspicious but a routine investigation will be conducted.

He said it does highlight the need for working smoke detectors, something the house did not have.

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