One Killed In Bellevue House Fire

One person was killed in an early morning fire at a suburban Peoria house.

Fire crews responded to the blaze on North Amy Drive in Bellevue at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. They found Steven Johnson, 63, inside the home and rushed him to the hospital. Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says Johnson was pronounced dead around 1:30 a.m.

Ingersoll says an autopsy is scheduled for Monday. There’s no word on the cause of the fire.  

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