Smoke engulfs warehouse in Lee County

Several fire departments were dispatched for aid.
Photo courtesy of Dixon Fire Department.
Photo courtesy of Dixon Fire Department.(Dixon Fire Department)
Published: Sep. 26, 2022 at 2:30 PM CDT
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DIXON, Ill. (WIFR) - A large commercial fire in Lee County called for several units from surrounding areas to respond Monday.

Around 11 a.m. Dixon Rural Fire Protection dispatched to the 2200 block of W 4th Street in Dixon for reports of a commercial fire.

Smoke billowed from the building which is believed to be a storage warehouse. There are no reports of injuries at this time.

Dixon police posted traffic controls for the area via Facebook while firefighters worked to control the blaze.

A spokesperson for Dixon Rural Fire Protection said crews were still on scene at 2 p.m. cleaning up the damage.

This story is developing and will be updated as information is confirmed.