FAYETTE COUNTY — A Sunday morning camper fire near Bluff City claimed one person’s life.

According to the Fayette County Coroner Dave Harris, his office was contacted before 6 a.m. Sunday to the scene of a camper fire near Bluff City.

The deputy coroner pronounced the individual dead at 6:03 a.m. The person was taken to the Champaign County Morgue for an autopsy and to confirm the victim’s identity.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Illinois State Fire Marshal continue investigating the incident.
The Vandalia Fire Department also responded to the scene.