Businesses evacuated as fire grows

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GILMAN, Ill. (WCIA) — Nearby businesses are being evacuated due to a fire in downtown Gilman. It is happening at the corner of North Central and 2nd Streets.

Firefighters say it started just before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the old Gilman Lumberyard building at 114 West Second Street.

Everyone got out safe.

Eight different departments are helping battle the fire due to the heavy winds.

This is a developing story, we’ll continue to keep you updated as we learn more.

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