South Bend business catches fire early Sunday morning

By: Kevin Lewis Email
By: Kevin Lewis Email

Just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday, fire crews were called to a blaze at “Joe’s Discount” in the 3600 block of East Mishawaka Ave., on South Bend's far southeast side.

According to a media release, more than ten fire engines, aerials and support vehicles found light smoke drifting from the back of the masonry-framed building when they arrived.

Firefighters from South Bend engine company nine entered the structure and fought a small interior fire near the back doorway. Damage to the $200,000 building is around $500.

No one was injured as the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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