CHICAGO (CBS) — An overnight fire destroyed a grocery store in the Far South Side’s West Pullman neighborhood.
The fire was blazing when firefighters arrived at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Community Mini-Mart, at 127th Street and Union Avenue, fire officials said.READ MORE: RealTime Weather Alert: Wet And Windy Through Monday Morning, Flooding Possible
Crews were able to keep the fire from spreading to a building to the north, Fire Media Affairs Chief Joe Roccasalva said.
No one was hurt but the blaze caused part of the building to collapse, he said. Crews extinguished the fire shortly after midnight.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park, Go On To Crash In Humboldt Park With Child In Car
The store, located at 12658 S. Union Ave., has been closed for the past six months and officials are investigating the possibility that the fire was suspicious, police said.
Detectives from the police Bomb & Arson Section were sent to the scene and were investigating early Wednesday, a sergeant said.MORE NEWS: Riggs, Kenosha County Sheriff's K-9 Shot By Chicago Homicide Suspect, Is Released From Veterinary Hospital To Applause
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.