This afternoon several fire departments were battling a 5 alarm fire in the area of 8148 Shane’s Way in Roscoe. Details are minimal. The house is on fire. They called out a MABAS, Mutual Aid. Several area fire departments were assisting with the fire. The house is reported to be valued at near a half million dollars. There are reports of no fire hydrants nearby, so they are requesting fire truck tenders to come to the scene to assist with water to battle the fire. Witnesses said they heard some type of explosion noise and is believed to have started in the northeast corner outside the residence. The cause of the fire is under investigation
UPDATE: They are now saying this is a 7th alarm fire.
UPDATE: At 9:20 pm the FD was called back to the scene, the fire has rekindled.