Firefighter Corey Shaw was killed in a collapse at a multi-alarm fire Friday morning. The fire occured at an antique mall which spread to the Opera House next door. Corey, 22, was killed when operating on a ladder and a wall collapsed on him.
The fire consumed the Pinckneyville Antique Mall and the Kunz Opera House.
Corey is the son of Du Quoin Fire Chief Bob Shaw.
- Statter911.com: FIREFIGHTER COREY SHAW, DU QUOIN FIRE DEPARTMENT, KILLED IN WALL COLLAPSE IN PINCKNEYVILLE, ILLINOIS. WAS SON OF FIRE CHIEF.
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