Firefighters called to Effingham County Jail

Firefighters called to Effingham County Jail

The Effingham Fire Department responded to the Effingham County jail around 4:30 p.m. Thursday following a report of smoke coming from a dryer in the basement. There was no evacuation needed. Firefighters cleared smoke from the building, as the fire was extinguished before the firefghters arrived. They cleared the scene before 5 p.m.

Reporter

Dawn Schabbing is a senior reporter at the Effingham Daily News, covering Effingham City Hall, Unit 40, and special projects. A graduate of Lake Land College and Eastern Illinois University with degrees in journalism, she lives in Neoga.