Fire heavily damages roofing company

(WISH Photo, file)

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (WISH) Fire heavily damaged a roofing company on the south side of Hartford City late Monday.

Shortly before 10 p.m. fire crews were called to the Five Star Commercial Roofing Company on State Road 3.

The business was closed at the time.  An employee driving by reported seeing flames coming from the main building.

As firefighters approached the fire scene, they reported hearing several small explosions and flames already through the roof.

Firefighters brought the fire under control within two hours.  There were no reports of injuries.

According to fire officials the main building of the business was destroyed but crews were able to save two other adjacent structures.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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