Thursday morning fire call in Dupo


The Dupo Fire Department received assistance from the Cahokia, Columbia and Prairie du Pont fire departments in responding to a fire in the 2000 block of South Main Street in Dupo about 2:50 a.m. Thursday.

Heavy flames were showing on a boat at the residence upon firefighter arrival and a power pole was also on fire. Ameren was requested to respond to the scene.

The fire is believed to have started from a bonfire that got out of control.

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