Chemicals fuel fire at Vincennes dry-cleaning business

(WTHI Photo)
(WTHI Photo)

VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — Officials say chemicals fueled a fire that destroyed a dry-cleaning business in the southwestern Indiana city of Vincennes.

Off-duty firefighters were called in late Wednesday to help put out the blaze that sent flames through the roof of C&G Quality Dry Cleaning Services.

Vincennes Fire Chief Gordon Becher tells WTHI-TV that the blaze spread so quickly that crews couldn’t put water on the building fast enough.

The business owner tells WFIE-TV that all was fine a few hours earlier when he locked up the business that he’s owned for 10 years.

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