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Early morning fire damages Peoria business

PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) — A quick response from the Peoria Fire Department saves Church’s Chicken on Peoria’s South Side from being a total loss.

It happened around 2:30 AM in the 500 block of South Western.

There, firefighters found smoke inside the building, with fire coming from the dining area.

The flames were contained by firefighters to that area, but there is smoke damage throughout the entire building.

A cause is unknown, and no one is injured.

Damage is estimated at $10,000.

John Kendall

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