Restaurant Fire In Downtown Colon

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COLON, Mich — St. Joseph County fire crews are on the scene of a restaurant fire in downtown Colon.

The fire broke out Friday morning at Curly’s Restaurant in the 100 block of East State Street, according to St. Joseph County Central Dispatch.

FOX 17 viewers sent images to the newsroom showing black smoke rising from the downtown area.

It is not clear how the fire started or how much damage the restaurant sustained.

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3 comments

  • Doris Hassenger

    Colon is one of the few small towns(less than 2,000 people) in the country that still has a thriving downtown with most all of the storefronts occupied. The loss of these businesses will be a huge loss for this community.

  • Cynthia Grossman

    Yes Colon is one of the smaller towns with a thriving downtown. We had Shelby suffer the same fate no that long ago. It has taken some time for them to recuperate and it still isn't all back yet.. This is always a shame for a small town community but somehow people seem to come together for the greater good. :) Thank Goodness !