ALTON, Ill. (KMOV)—A fire destroyed two businesses in downtown Alton Saturday afternoon.
According to authorities, seven different fire departments were called to the scene in the 600 block of Broadway at 12:30 p.m. where a fire broke out in the basement of BD Sports.
The possible cause of the fire is a silkscreen printing machine overheated.
Flames also destroyed Donna’s Cakery next door.
Firefighters are still battling the flames to prevent it from spreading to any other businesses. No injuries have been reported at this time.