Fairmount Welcome Center in Love Park catches fire overnight

- An investigation is underway after the Fairmount Welcome Center in Love Park caught fire overnight Monday.

Fire crews were called to the scene at 3:08 a.m.

According to officials, crews faced heavy smoke coming from the welcome center upon arrival.

Aided by sprinkler systems already installed, the fire was placed under control just before 3:30 a.m.

The fire was primarily located in the basement area.

The fire marshal’s office is currently investigating the cause of the fire. Windows were broken to aid in ventilation, but damage was minimal due to the crews’ work in stopping the spread of the fire.

No injuries were reported.

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