Fire at Schultz's Dairy Bar

The Altamont Fire Department responded to a call at 6:15 p.m. Monday evening for a fire at Schultz’s Dairy Bar, located at 600 South Main Street in Altamont. According to Altamont Fire Chief Jon Becker, firefighters were on the scene until 9:30 p.m. Becker said he called in the Illinois State Fire Marshal to determine the cause of the fire.


Charles Mills is reporter and videographer for the Effingham Daily News. A 1983 graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, he worked as senior video editor for a Nashville television station. He is a native of Vandalia.