Fire destroy Salem business

December 22, 2010 at 10:50 am in The Daily Republic

SALEM An early morning fire Wednesday in Salem destroyed an automobile-repair business and released smoke that caused authorities to briefly consider evacuating nearby structures.

Brad Stiefvater, McCook County emergency management director, said a fire at the Salem Body Shop at 580 N. Green Ave. was reported by a neighbor at 6:27 a.m. Continue Reading