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At one point, firefighters were pulled back from the structure after a couple of large explosions.
Fire department spokesman Randy Smith said the flames were contained to the kitchen and were controlled and extinguished by the apartment's sprinkler system.
Village Manager Dick Helton said board members would also have to approve a future ordinance that would allow a cannabis dispensary to open in the village.
Douglas County Coroner Joe Victor said Gary Richardson, 50, died in the crash about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday on Douglas County Road 1450 North near County Road 1799 East.
Illinois State Police Lt. Ryan Starrick said both eastbound lanes of I-74 will be closed at mile marker 178 through at least 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
Coroner Duane Northrup said John Wagner, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:35 a.m. Monday.