Fund established to help Prophetstown fire victims

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Prophetstown Fire aftermath 7-15-13 photo submitted to WQAD by Dave Fox

A relief fund is set up to offer help to victims of a fire that destroyed buildings and businesses in downtown Prophetstown, Illinois.

Fire destroyed eight buildings that housed businesses and apartments on Washington Street before dawn Monday, July 15, 2013.

Two boys, ages 16 and 12, were arrested July 16 in connection with the fire.

Donations to a fund targeted at helping the fire victims are being accepted at Farmer’s National Bank locations in Geneseo, Morrison and Prophetstown.

The addresses of those locations are:

Prophetstown: 114 W Third St, PO Box 157 Prophetstown, IL 61277
Geneseo: 700 US Highway 6 East, PO Box 180 Geneseo, IL 61254
Morrison: 1100 East Lincolnway, PO Box 230 Morrison, IL 61270

Get more video, photos and coverage of the fire – click here.