UPDATE (6:00 a.m.) – Farmington Road from Pekin Lane to North Second Street is reopened to traffic.
HANNA CITY, Ill. (WMBD) — A bar in Hanna City went up in flames early Tuesday morning.
The fire was at Refuel Bar, located at 12910 W Farmington Rd, Hanna City, IL 61536.
The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office and Logan-Trivoli Fire Department previously shut down Farmington Road from Pekin Lane to North Second Street.
Logan-Trivoli Firefighters responded to the fire at 3:50 in the morning Tuesday. When they arrived, they found smoke and flames coming from the east side of the building.
Logan Trivoli Fire Chief David Tuttle said firefighters were able to knock down the fire within 20 minutes.
Elmwood, Bartonville, Logan-Trivoli, and Timber-Hollis fire crews were all called to the scene to assist. It took crews about 15 minutes to knock down the flames.
Firefighters were on the scene for three hours. No one was inside the building at the time.
While the Office of the State Marshall is investigating the cause of the fire, Tuttle said there was a lightning storm that went through the area close to midnight.
Tuttle said the estimated damage looked to be approximately $45,000.
This story will be updated when more information is available.