THFD extinguishes 2-alarm fire on 13th Street

Mar. 15—A two-alarm fire in a building at North 13th and Liberty streets Tuesday night remains under investigation.

Chief Bill Berry of the Terre Haute Fire Department said the call came in about 9:45 p.m.

Firefighters made an interior attack, but conditions worsened and the fire broke through the roof of the building at 517 N. 13th, he said in an email.

The battalion chief ordered firefighters outside and conducted a defensive attack, the chief said.

No one was inside at the time of the fire, and no one was injured, he said.

The building, did have electric and gas services, he added.

North 13th Street was closed as the fire was fought; it reopened early Wednesday.