CARROLLTON - Carrollton and Greenfield firefighters battled a serious blaze on Saturday, March 2, 2024, on Sycamore in Carrollton.

Carrollton Fire Chief Tim Thaxton said on Monday, March 4, 2024, that his crew received a call at 11:45 a.m. of a fire in the 800 block of Sycamore. He said because of the severity of the fire, a mutual aid request was called for the Greenfield Fire Department to respond.

Get The Latest News!

Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.

Chief Thaxton said firefighters battled the blaze for about three hours.

Article continues after sponsor message

“It was a two-story home with an addition on the back side of the house,” he explained. “It was the time of day when we had enough to show up and Greenfield was there with mutual aid in just minutes.”

Chief Thaxton said some of the home was salvaged, but there was significant damage in the kitchen, the porch area and even the bedrooms.

He said the homeowners were out of state at the time of the fire and two family members came to the scene to help obtain some of the valuables left in the home.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, but the Carrollton Fire Department is investigating.

More like this:

Apr 1, 2024 - Community Rallies as Fire Ravages Carlinville Commercial Business

Oct 21, 2023 - Several Facing Theft, Property Damage Charges In Greene County

Nov 16, 2023 - One Faces 11 Counts, Several Other Charges Filed In Greene County

Mar 22, 2024 - Greenfield Man Faces Charges Of Possession Of Child Pornography, Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Oct 20, 2023 - Criminal Sexual Assault, Domestic Battery, Other Charges Filed In Greene County