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1 injured in massive warehouse fire in southern Illinois

MADISON, Ill. - A shelter-in-place has been ordered for a southern Illinois town following a massive warehouse fire. One employee has been injured at a metaltronics recycling facility in Madison, Illinois — which is near the Missouri border. The smoke plumes are massive — reaching as high as 3,500...
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Building St. Louis Jane Doe Found - 5635 Clemens AvenuePeas In Their Pods. Authorities are asking for help in solving a 39-year-old murder case. It was a cold day in St. Louis on February 28, 1983. Two men looking for scrap metal went into the basement of an abandoned building at 5635 Clemens Avenue. As one man flicked a lighter, they saw something, reports KSDK. This vision would stay in their minds for the rest of their lives.
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St. Louis police associations sue city to block the new civilian oversight law

Three St. Louis police organizations have filed a lawsuit against the city to block a law expanding civilian oversight of the police. The law, which was approved by the St. Louis Board of Alderman last month and signed last week by Mayor Tishaura Jones, would create the Division of Civilian Oversight. Over the next year, the civilian-led independent agency will build a team of 10 investigators to take over all internal police investigations that have to do with misconduct and use of force.
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Fire at a metal recycling plant near St. Louis

MADISON, Ill. (WIFR) - A massive fire broke out at a metal recycling company building in Madison, Illinois. The smoke from the blaze could be seen far away as St. Louis and Spanish Lake. Firefighters from several departments have responded to the scene. No word yet on what caused the...
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Shelter-in-place order lifted, disaster declared following five-alarm fire at recycling center

MADISON, Ill. (KMOV) – Nearly 200 first responders were on scene when a five-alarm fire ripped through a Metro East recycling center Wednesday. The fire was reported around 10 a.m. on Fox Industrial Drive in Madison, Illinois. Heavy black smoke was seen across the area as flames shot out of the Interco building. Workers were inside recycling batteries, Madison Mayor John Hamm III said. An employee was hospitalized after being burned by the flames. The severity of his injuries is unknown.
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One injured in massive Madison fire

One person was injured in a massive warehouse fire in Madison on Wednesday. Fire crews remain on the scene Thursday to deal with hot spots from the blaze that took several hours to bring under control. The fire at Interco, an industrial recycling business, broke out late Wednesday morning and required help from more than 40 area fire departments from Illinois and Missouri.
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Massive warehouse blaze in Illinois is even visible on radar

A massive warehouse fire in Madison, Illinois, continues to burn as first responders from multiple departments work to control the blaze Wednesday. Smoke from the blaze has risen higher than 5,000 feet, and it is clearly visible on weather radars. The Interco Warehouse caught fire sometime Wednesday morning, but authorities still have not confirmed what started the flames.
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