- Mt. Morris Fire responds to 3747 W. IL Rt. 64 Lot #53 for a Structure Fire -
On Saturday afternoon December 10th Mt. Morris Fire was dispatched to a possible structure fire at Lot #53 at the Trailer Park. Asst. Chief Warren arrived on scene to find a trailer fully involved with fire. At this time Asst. Chief Warren requested a 2nd alarm on MABAS Box 14. Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control in an hour and a half. Fire Co’s remained on scene for a few hours performing extensive overhaul to ensure the fire was extinguished. The trailers occupants were moving at the time. Byron, Dixon Rural, Oregon, Polo and Leaf River Fire Departments and Advance Ambulance assisted Mt. Morris at the scene. Leaf River covered Mt. Morris’s empty firehouse. Mt. Morris Fire would like to extend our sincere thank you to all of the departments for their assistance.