One injured in Canton house fire

By WEEK Producer

One injured in Canton house fire

April 1, 2014 Updated Apr 1, 2014 at 3:49 PM CDT

CANTON, Ill. -- One person was taken to the hospital after an overnight house fire in Canton.

The fire broke out at 161 North 3rd Street shortly before midnight.

Flames were coming from the front of the house when firefighters arrived.

Firefighters searched the home and found a victim in a back bedroom. Police and firefighters performed CPR at the scene. The victim was taken to Graham Hospital and then flown to a Springfield hospital.

A dog was also found unconscious inside the home and was revived by firefighters.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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