Hammond firefighters battled a large framework fireplace Sunday early morning at the previous legislation business of of William “Bill” Enslen, a popular area …
HAMMOND — Hammond firefighters battled a enormous construction hearth Sunday morning at the previous legislation workplace of of William “Bill” Enslen, a prominent Region attorney who was killed at his Hobart property earlier this yr.
The Hammond Fireplace Office responded to a composition fire at 142 Rimbach St. all over 2:30 a.m. right after a Calumet City police officer found smoke, Hammond Fire Main Jeff Smith said.
The hearth rendered the creating a “total decline,” but no surrounding structures have been impacted, Smith claimed. No accidents or fatalities have been described. Smith claimed the trigger of the fire is continue to “underneath investigation.”
Firefighters had to be evacuated from the construction when the roof fell and the building commenced to “collapse in on alone,” Smith mentioned. Two aerial fireplace trucks and a few engines had been utilised to get the fire beneath regulate. As of 2:50 p.m., a demolition crew was on the scene assisting Hammond firefighters attain smaller sized pockets of the fire, Smith reported.
The hearth transpired at the Enslen, Enslen & Matthews Legislation Office environment where Enslen, previous Dyer town lawyer, was a partner.