PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) — A man is dead after a fatal fire on Peoria's northwest side Thursday morning.
Peoria County coroner Jamie Harwood says a call came in around 6:00 AM for an incident in the 900 block of west Thrush Ave. A victim was found inside while firefighters were assessing the situation.
The name of the victim isn't public yet, pending identification, and an autopsy will come later on. A release from the Peoria fire department is expected later, as well.
The incident is still under investigation. Damage is estimated to be $150,000.
We'll continue to provide updates as we learn more.