Several Businesses Impacted By Rock Island Fire

September 29, 2014


(Rock Island, IL)  --  The District of Rock Island is trying to pick up the pieces after a weekend fire burned down several businesses.  The fire broke out just after 4:00 Sunday morning in the 200-block of 18th Street.  It took crews several hours to battle the blaze, which impacted a tattoo parlor, a pizza shop, and at least six other businesses.  The building once housed the Mississippi Café and was actually slated to be demolished today.   No injuries were reported.

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