Decatur Fire Department investigating business fire

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DECATUR - The Decatur Fire Department is investigating a fire that damaged a business on the city's north side on September 6.

Officials say firefighters were dispatched to Sun-Brite Laundry, located in the 3700 block of North Woodford, at about 4:23 for a report of a fire in progress.  Upon arriving, firefighters say they discovered the back of the business was on fire, and quickly worked to put out the flames.  Officials add that the fire was brought under control at about 7:37 a.m.

Authorities say the building was moderately damaged, with damage estimates being $75,000 to the building and $10,000 to the contents.  Officials also say smoke extended to two adjacent businesses.

This incident is currently under investigation.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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