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No one hurt in fire at New Lenox Ace Hardware store

The New Lenox Fire Protection District responded to a fire at the Ace Hardware on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. No injuries were reported.
The New Lenox Fire Protection District responded to a fire at the Ace Hardware on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. No injuries were reported.

NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire Sunday morning.

The department received a call about 10:51 a.m. about a possible structure fire at the Ace Hardware store in the 300 block of West Maple Street, according to a news release.

There was light smoke showing from the front of the building and smoke on the interior of both floors, according to the release.

The fire was contained to the outside of the building with minimal damage to the inside. No injuries were reported.

Several local fire districts assisted with the fire including Frankfort, Mokena, East Joliet, Manhattan, Homer, Orland, Lockport and Elwood. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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