Benton Fire

Benton Fire

There are 5 comments on the WJPF-AM Carterville story from May 1, 2013, titled Benton Fire. In it, WJPF-AM Carterville reports that:

Officials are investigating a fire Wednesday morning in Benton. The Benton Fire Department was called to the Webster Street Apartments at 418 W. Webster at 5:24 a.m. Fire departments from West Frankfort, Ewing-Northern, West City and Buckner also helped.

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Concerned Citizen

United States

#1 May 1, 2013
Its a shame they didn't burn to the ground.

Du Quoin, IL

#2 May 1, 2013
Well I live at those apartments and 2 of the apartments are completely torched. 2 families lost all of their belongings in the fire. Don't be so heartless. It's true they aren't the best looking places but families do live there. Several people are without a place to live now.

United States

#3 May 2, 2013
dont be such a douche bag concerned citizen these people lost everything they had...would it be a shame if you lost all your stuff...everything you own...its people like you who make me sick id like to spit in your face as a matter of fact where you at

Kansas City, MO

#4 May 3, 2013
Listen u heartless sob my son lived in those apartments and he got three elderly people out safe. U are true they are horrible apartments but it was a place he and my x husband called home. So why dont u pull ur head out of ur ass and thank god that noone died. Because i am very greatfull my son is safe.

Marion, IL

#5 May 3, 2013
red cross has me at hooker inn. but at least they help

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