Fire Destroys Home in Benton 

Fire destroyed a mobile home in Benton early Monday morning.Crews from at least five towns were called to Benton Avenue around 1:30 a.m.Fairfield Fire Chief Duane Bickford tells T-V 5 the homeowner noticed flames but didn’t have a phone, so he drove to the fire station.At the same time, a neighbor noticed the blaze and called 9-1-1.When fire fighters arrived, the home was already engulfed in flames.Chief Bickford says the Red Cross is helping out the owner.The Fire Marshal’s office will try and determine a cause.