Young Momence boy killed in a fire on Saturday
A 12-year-old Momence boy, who was known for being caring and energetic, was killed after a fire broke out in his home on Saturday morning.
According to officials, the boy was killed before sunrise on Saturday when an intense fire broke out. His other five family members were able to escape the fire.
Fire officials stated that the fire was so intense, they were unable to stay in the home during the rescue mission. The boy’s father and brother are currently at Loyola Medical Center recovering from serious injuries.
A candlelight vigil was held for the young boy on Sunday. Our deepest condolences are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.