(WEST FRANKFORT, IL) — A house fire Tuesday night in Franklin County took one person’s life. According to the West Frankfort Fire Department, the fire started around 9 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the 10000 block of North Gass Street in Pershing. The house appears to be a total loss. Several area fire departments assisted West Frankfort firefighters in fighting the blaze. No other details are available at this time.