No injuries reported in massive fire in Kankakee County

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UNION HILL, Ill. — No one was injured but several buildings were destroyed in a massive fire in Union Hill Friday.

The Herscher fire department responded to the 00-100 block of Center Street around 1:45 p.m.  More than 20 other fire departments arrived to assist.

Initial reports indicate the fire began at a lumber yard located on Center Street.

The Daily Journal reports the fire destroyed a business called Vanfab Inc. and that all 32 employees are safe.

Union Hill is located about 15 miles west of Kankakee, Illinois.


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