At 18:04 August 9th 2019 the Clinton Fire Department was dispatched with first alarm companies to a home on east Jefferson Street in the City of Clinton. Firefighters found heavy fire conditions in a 2-story apartment building. Clinton Fire Department called for additional companies striking a 2nd alarm. Firefighters worked on extinguishment of the fire and searching for occupants. The fire was contained to the single structure. Clinton Fire crews found one civilian subject in the fire building that was pronounced dead on the scene. Any questions shall be answered by the Illinois State Fire Marshals Office.