DECATUR — The cause of a fire that started in a basement utility room on Thursday remains undetermined, Decatur fire officials said.
According to a news release, Decatur Fire Department personnel were dispatched to 1184 Wedgewood Court at 12:34 p.m. They arrived to find light smoke coming from the single-story structure. Engine companies deployed two hand lines to attack and extinguish the fire.
Richland Community College's five-week showcase of Women in Trades welcomed keynote speaker Kristin Stinnett, the first female automotive technology instructor at Highland Community College in Freeport.
As she cut the ribbon opening the annual Decatur Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Expo Thursday morning, Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe summed up the feeling in the room in three words: "Decatur is back."