Fire near Caterpillar property under investigation

By WEEK Producer

April 17, 2013 Updated Apr 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM CDT

EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The cause of a structure fire, near Caterpillar property in East Peoria, remains under investigation.

Fire crews were called to 200 Cass Street around 5:30 Wednesday evening.

Upon arrival, crews found a large, one-story industrial building, fully engulfed.

Surrounding departments were called in for assistance.

There is speculation that the fire was started by a lightning strike, however it remains under investigation.

This story will be updates as more information becomes available.

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