Harvard Fire Department responded just before 8:00 p.m. Saturday to an extra alarm fire at 45 North Ayer Street in downtown Harvard. The extra alarm was raised to a 4th alarm just before 8:20 p.m. Firefighters were extinguishing hot spots after 10:00 p.m.
The address lists to Jackie’s Hair Salon and Second Sight Studios.
Fire departments from Belvidere, Fontana (Wisconsin), Marengo, McHenry, Richmond, Roscoe, Walworth (Wisconsin), Woodstock, Union and others responded to assist Harvard.
The air temperature at 8:15 p.m. Saturday was -1°F in Harvard, Illinois, certainly making firefighting operations difficult.