Carthage fire displaces six

Posted: Jan. 17, 2013 10:23 am Updated: Feb. 14, 2013 11:15 am

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Six persons are in different homes today because fire destroyed their apartments at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at 411 Main in Carthage.

A young man and another family of five, including three children, escaped but lost all their belongings, according to the American Red Cross. They have found a place to stay.

The Red Cross provided food, clothing, shoes, storage containers and bedding, according to Kate Rhoads, Emergency Service, American Red Cross.

The details of the fire were not yet available from the Carthage Fire Department.