Firefighters on scene of Moline business, nearby road blocked

MOLINE, Illinois -- Firefighters were called to a store in Moline after passersby saw smoke coming from the building.

Crews were called to the 1600 block of 15th Street Place around 8:40 a.m. Monday, January 28.  Smoke was coming out of the Stop & Save at that location. Haze could be seen around the building.

five firetrucks and two ambulances were at the scene.

Firefighters cut holes into the side of the building and the roof to allow smoke to ventilate.

Firefighters say they had the blaze under control in 45 minutes.

As crews worked, 15th Street Place was closed between 16th Avenue and 17th Avenue.  As of 10 a.m., the roadway remained blocked.

The damages are estimated at $100,000, firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire.

No injuries have been reported.

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