CHICAGO (CBS) — A fire Friday night caused $150,000 in damage to a northwest suburban Elgin dollar store.
Crews were called at 11 p.m. about smoke in a building in the 800 block of Summit Street, according to a statement from the Elgin Fire Department. They arrived to find a fire inside the Dollar + store at 834 Summit St.READ MORE: 2 Killed In High-Speed Crash On Southwest Side
Firefighters forced entry into the store and attacked the fire from both the front and the rear door, where the fire originated, officials said. It was under control within 55 minutes.
The building sustained extensive fire and smoke damage and was rendered uninhabitable until repairs can be made, according to the fire department. An adjacent building was also rendered uninhabitable because of smoke damage.READ MORE: Seniors Can Schedule COVID Vaccine Appointments At The United Center Beginning Thursday
The businesses were unoccupied at the time and no injuries were reported, the fire department said. The inventory loss at the Dollar + was estimated at $150,000.
The cause of the fire remained under investigation Saturday morning.MORE NEWS: Career Coach: Avoiding Scams While Job Searching
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