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The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at Roses Department Store at 653 W. Main St at 5:30 pm yesterday afternoon.. Upon arrival crews found light smoke coming from the front door that quickly changed to heavy black smoke and fire engulfing the inside of the structure. The business sustained heavy fire damage throughout the structure. The businesses on either side of the fire building sustained smoke and heat damage as well as water damage. Those businesses include Dollar General, ColorTyme Rentals, and Charms. Five engines, two ladder trucks, a safety officer and a Battalion Chief responded. Danville Life Saving Crew, Danville Police Department, and Danville Utilities assisted in handling this incident. Units were on scene five and a half hours. No injuries were reported.
Battalion Chief, F. D. Fowler