Firefighters respond to business fire in Wakarusa

Published: May. 27, 2023 at 7:15 PM EDT
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WAKARUSA, Ind. (WNDU) - Firefighters responded to a Wakarusa business on Saturday morning on a report of a fire.

Shortly before 4 a.m., Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department officials said firefighters were called to S&S Automotive located in the 66400 block of State Route 19.

Fire crews were on the scene for about two-and-a-half hours. Along with Wakarusa firefighters, first responders with Nappanee and Harrison, Baugo, and Foraker townships were called to the scene.

Wakarusa fire officials could not be reached.

Meanwhile, town officials said in a news release that the town’s boil order has been lifted. But because of the response to the fire, residents are asked not to water their yards.

Also, the town’s splash pad will remain closed until further notice.