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Madison County Corners Office Release The Names Of Three Victims That Was Killed In A Fire In Granite City

On Thursday, the Granite City Police Department responded to 2437 E. 23rd Street for a report of a structure fire at an apartment building.

Fire personnel from the Granite City Fire Department, the Madison Fire Department, the Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department and the Long Lake Volunteer Fire Department all responded to the scene and were able to get the fire under control. Once the fire was under control a search of the building was conducted and three individuals were located still inside the building and were deceased.

The Madison County Coroner’s office was summoned to the scene by Investigators and is still working to determine the cause of death. The State of Illinois Fire Marshal’s office is also assisting the City of Granite City Police and Fire personnel to determine the cause of the fire. As a result, no further details regarding this investigation will be released at this time.

The identities for the individuals who lost their lives in this fire are as follows:

Kimberly A. Wyatt 46 years of age 2437 East 23rd Street Granite City, IL 62040

Joseph W. Calame Sr. 45 years of age 2437 East 23rd Street Granite City, IL 62040

Kyle M. Francis 35 years of age 2437 East 23rd Street Granite City, IL 62040

Chris Rhodes
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