WASHINGTON PARK, Illustration – Fire crews are battling a fire at the Crown Food Mart- Gas station on Kingshighway in Washington Park, Illinois. The building was destroyed but the staff were able to escape the flames.
It’s not clear what caused the fire, but fire investigators are at the scene.
Gas stations are a staple for the community. The mayor told FOX2 this comes as the city is trying to recover from an October fire at its own fire department.
This is an evolving story. Check back here for updates during the day. FOX2’s Kelley Hoskins is gathering more information. You can get her updates from the school above Twitter.
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