Two fire fighters injured in Tuesday morning fire

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The Illinois State Fire Marshal is investigating an early morning fire in St. David. 

It started just after 4:00 A.M. Tuesday in the 600 block of 8th Street. When crews arrived, they found one structure fully engulfed and another also on fire. Crews from Buckheart, Farmington, Copperas Creek, Cuba, Lewistown, and Havana responded. 

One fire fighter from Buckheart and one from Cuba had minor injuries from battling the fire and are in stable condition. The resident of one home got out safely; the other structure was vacant. East 8th Street will be closed for several hours. The Fulton County Salvation Army is also assisting. 

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