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WILMETTE, Ill â€” “A historic building in the northern suburbs was damaged in a fire Tuesday morning.
The fire began about 9:30 a.m. and spread quickly through the Wilmette Womanâ€™s Club at 10th and Greenleaf.
â€œIt really is a community institution,â€ she said. â€œItâ€™s part of the glue that holds a community like this together.â€
Into the afternoon, crews remained on the scene, dousing hotspots. Because of the bow truss architecture of the building and its age, this fire was fought from the outside.”…Continue Reading Here