Firefighters responded to the Gem Shop in the 100 block of West Main Street around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a fire.
According to Kirk Wilson with Rockton Fire, the business' hot water heater ignited, causing about $15,000 in damages. Neighboring businesses Ray's Family Restaurant and Nature's Pantry Whole & Organic Foods suffered smoke damage.
No one was injured.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.