Truck shop destroyed by fire

Truck shop destroyed by fire

The Altamont Fire Department responded to a fire at Dale Nelson Trucking, 4882 E. 1000 Ave. on Wednesday at 3 p.m. According to Assistant Fire Chief Andy Voelker, the building housed the shop for the business and was a total loss. Also responding to the scene were Abbott Ambulance, the St. Elmo Fire Department, Edgewood Fire Department and Shumway Fire Department. Fire personnel were on scene for two and a half hours.

Reporter

Crystal Reed is a reporter for the Effingham Daily News, covering towns in the eastern coverage area. She is a graduate of Richland Community College and Eastern Illinois University with degrees in journalism. She is originally from Decatur.