ASSUMPTION, Ill. (WAND) - A brewing company in Assumption has been destroyed by a fire, according to fire officials.
The Assumption Fire Department responded to the area of Samuel and Chestnut streets around 4:30 a.m. for a fire at the 1905 Brewing Company.
When crews arrived flames were coming from the building. Assumption fire called in additional fire departments, including Pana and Moweaqua to fight the flames.
Other local breweries are raising a glass to the brewery in support. Golden Fox shared a post on their social media page saying, "Please join the Golden Fox Team as we send our prayers and thoughts to our friends and fellow brewers at 1905 Brewing Company in Assumption as they have been dealt a huge blow this morning with a fire. We know with all our support we can bring them back bigger and better than before."
Just a few hours after the flames were put out 1905 Brewing Company shared the news on their Facebook page.
The building was completely down by the time the flames were put out. At this time there is no cause to how the fire started.
Fire fighters were still on scene as of 7 a.m. They had the area blocked off as bricks were falling from the building.