• Fire kills 3 in Jacksonville mobile home

    by  • June 27, 2013 • News

    (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a mobile home in Jacksonville has killed three people. Two of the dead are children younger than 10. fatal fire

    Morgan County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Mike Carmody told the Jacksonville Courier-Journal that fire started sometime around 1 a.m. Thursday. Jacksonville is about 30 miles west of Springfield.

    The identities of the three people killed were not immediately available. The cause hasn’t been determined.

    Firefighters said the mobile home was already engulfed in flames when they arrived.