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Investment auto firm destroyed by fire

March 20, 2013

The remains of Shaffer Investment Auto this morning, (Photo by Rebekah R. Blomenberg)

    The Decatur Fire Department responded to a fire at Shaffer Investment Auto Sales on N. 13th St. in Decatur at 11:48 p.m. Tuesday.
    When firefighters arrived on scene, the structure was fully engulfed in flames, according to a spokesperson for the department. Crews battled the blaze for several hours, but were unable to save the building, which officials say is a total loss.
    Officials do not know what started the fire and an Indiana State Fire Investigator was called in to determine the origin.
    Further details in today's print edition.

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