Fire destroys Headlines barbershop in Prospect Heights

Officials say problems with a water heater appear

Officials say problems with a water heater appear to have sparked the flames.

A fire broke out on Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights, completely destroying a local barbershop.

According to fire officials, the cause appears to be problems with a water heater at the shop, Headlines, but the investigation is ongoing.

The deputy chief says the flames were contained to the barbershop, but smoke traveled into a day care upstairs and a grocery store next door, forcing...

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