News

Minor Fire at Sangamon Tower Tuesday

Minor Fire at Sangamon Tower Tuesday

There were a few scary moments for some residents of Sangamon Tower late Tuesday afternoon.

A fire in an unoccupied apartment started on the 6th floor around 4:30pm but maintenance people were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.

The Springfield Fire Department evacuated neighboring residents for a short time.  There were no injuries and just minor smoke damage.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Davis: Super Bowl Sunday = Human Trafficking

davis

Unforgettable story from a survivor

in Local

Redfield: Local Right-to-Work Zone Sounds New

labor day parade

Could be diversion from Rauner's real remedy, professor suggests

in Local

Rauner to UI: Cut Bloat, Then I’ll Help

university illinois

State of the State preview hits Champaign

in Local

Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

High-speed rail confrence (2)

A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

in Local

Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

unemployment

The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.