Massive fire rips through Vincennes business

C&G Fire

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) – Vincennes fire crews responded to a fire at C&G Quality Dry Cleaning Services on Washington Street just before midnight Wednesday.

Fire officials stated active chemicals used in the dry cleaning process burned quickly, making the fire tough to extinguish.

“The fire advanced so quickly, it’s a dry cleaning business so all that got started, I mean we couldn’t put enough water on it fast enough,” said Vincennes Fire Chief, Gordon Becher.

Homes nearby were not damaged, according to officials. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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