Firefighters find body in Belleville house fire

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BELLEVIILLE, IL (KTVI) – Firefighters found a body inside a burning home Saturday morning in Belleville.

Crews were called to the scene in the 600 block of Abend just before 6:30 am.

When they arrived the home was engulfed in flames.

The body was discovered just inside the front door of the condemned home along with smoking materials and candles.

Investigators are working to determine the identity of the victim.