Murphysboro Home Destroyed in Friday Fire

Murphysboro — A Murphysboro home is destroyed after a fire that happened early Friday morning. According to a report from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, emergency crews were dispatched to a report of a mobile home on fire on 7th street at around 1:00. The residents of the home were able to flee to safety with no injuries reported, although the home is considered a total loss. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.