AUBURN, Ind. — A northeastern Indiana library says it will remain closed through Saturday following a weekend fire that caused extensive damage to its first floor.
Auburn Fire Chief Michael VanZile says the fire that began about 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Eckhart Public Library also caused smoke and heat damage to the basement and second floor.
No injuries were reported.
VanZile says the cause of the fire wasn’t immediately known. The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating.
Library Director Janelle Graber says books, materials, furnishings and computers all were damaged.
The library announced the closing on its web site. It says a teen center and a genealogy center housed in separate buildings on the library campus about 20 miles north of Fort Wayne are expected to remain open.