UPDATE (3:14 a.m.)– Watch footage from the fire on Monday night.
PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria Firefighters are working to battle several house fires after an explosion near Monroe St.
It happened just before 10:00 p.m. Monday night. Peoria Fire Chief Shawn Sollberge confirmed the explosion and working fire.
According to the Peoria fire department, when they arrived on scene there was a working fire at a two-story apartment structure that was extending to the apartment structure next to it. Shortly after their arrival two explosions occurred. As of now the fire department does not know the cause of the explosions. The estimated cost of damages amounts to $250,000. No Injuries have been reported as of the time of this update.
This is a developing and it will be updated as more information becomes available.