Mt. Vernon Register-News


Fire and roll-over 1

An arson fire and subsequent roll-over accident of the suspect are under investigation by the State Fire Marshall, Jefferson Fire Protection District and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Mt. Vernon Police Department and Mt. Vernon Fire Department. The suspect was taken to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident, which happened Friday morning on Illinois Route 37, about a quarter mile south of the Game Farm Road, where the fire took place moments earlier.

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