Local History

Biscuit Fire Anniversary

Biscuit Fire – Originally ran in Aug. 7, 2002 edition of the Illinois Valley NewsFire dragon starts to run, but danger lurks: I.V. blesses, thanks firefighters

by Sherri Hopper

A week after the Tuesday, July 30 public meeting during which fire officials stood before residents of Illinois Valley and requested that they voluntarily evacuate, things have steadily progressed to a calmer situation.Finally . . .