Out building in Utica total loss after Saturday morning fire

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UTICA – An oil fire occurred at an asphalt contractor in Utica Saturday morning. According to the Utica Community Fire Protection District, they were called to the Utica Terminal Incorporated on North 27th Road, just before 2:30 a.m. for a reported oil burner fire. Officials say a small out building that containing an oil heater was fully involved. The fire was said to be contained in 45 minutes. The building and heater were reportedly a total loss. Utica Fire District was assisted by La Salle Fire with a truck and ambulance, Wallace Fire with an engine and tender, Oglesby Fire with a chief, Tenders from Cedar Point, Tonica, Troy Grove and Marseilles as well as Peru EMS and Fire. Utica Fire Protection District gives a special thanks to Illinois Valley Regional Dispatch and Ottawa Central Dispatch for all of their hard work and assistance on the call.