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Mansion fire in Carbondale

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UPDATE 10/23/19 AT 2:40 P.M.

CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- The Carbondale Fire Department continues to investigate a massive fire at a mansion Tuesday night.

CFD says crews initially arrived at the scene at 6:17 p.m. and battled the flames until the fire was finally declared under control at 10:14 p.m. Fire crews stayed on the scene until 4:08 a.m. salvaging and investigating.

No civilians or firefighters were injured. The cause is still under investigation.

Agencies that responded include: Carbondale Township Fire Department, Carterville Fire Department, Lake of Egypt Fire Department, Makanda Township Fire Department, Marion Fire Department, Murphysboro Fire Department, Murphysboro Pomona Somerset Fire Protection District, Williamson County Fire Protection District, Ameren Illinois, City of Carbondale Police Department, Jackson County Ambulance Service, and Murdale Water District.

UPDATE: 10/22/19 AT 9:30P.M.

CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- The fire continues burning at 26 Pine Lake Drive. The storied mansion was most recently a venue available for rentals.

Pine Manor Estate is marketed as a luxury bed and breakfast that can accommodate more than 70 guests to serve as a venue for weddings or events.

According to the property's website, the house that caught fire was 29,000 square feet and boasted a wine cellar, bar, library, theater room, game room, nine bedrooms, and eight bathrooms among other rooms.

Firefighters are still battling the blaze, and have not determined what caused the fire.

You can click below to see more photos of firefighters battling the blaze.


CARBONDALE (WSIL) -- The Carbondale Fire Department is on the scene of a large house fire in Pine Manor.

At the scene we can see large flames shooting up from the roof of a large home.

According to Southern Illinois Fire Incidents Facebook page, Carbondale Fire has called for all available firefighters. Carterville, Murphysboro, and Marion are also headed to the scene.

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