Decorah Firefighters Battle Two Wednesday Fires

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DECORAH, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- West Music in Decorah says they will be closed until further notice. The business says everyone who was in the business is safe.

Decorah firefighters respond to a fire at a downtown business on Water Street on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Crews pictured here are fighting the fire from North State Street. (Samantha Myers/KCRG-TV9)

They say if you had an instrument for repair or an item on hold, to contact them at 563-382-3684 or email them at service@westmusic.com. If you call the number, the business says their phones are being routed to the West Music Coralville store.

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Decorah firefighters spent about three hours Wednesday fighting a fire in a downtown building.

Crews responded to the fire about 1:15 p.m. to the fire in an upstairs apartment at 122 East Water Street. Firefighters attacked the flames from the rear of the building and quickly brought the fire under control.

The fire had spread into the attic of the adjacent West Music building, and firefighters contained it to the attic area.

There were no injuries reported. Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the fire.

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Decorah Police say police and firefighters are on the scene of a fire downtown.

Crews arrived at the scene sometime before 2 p.m. Wednesday on East Water Street.

According to employees at Happy Joe's Pizza, the fire happened in an apartment above a business next to West Music.

Viewer Tina Wedo sent us a picture from the scene, saying the fire also damaged a restaurant and music store next door.

We have a crew heading to the scene and will bring you the latest details as they become available.

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