Major fire strikes pipe organ factory

-Messenger photo by Chad Thompson
Volunteer firefighters from Lake City and surrounding areas battle a fire at Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, 200 N. Illinois St. in Lake City Tuesday evening.

The production area of the Dobson Pipe Organ Builders Ltd. building in Lake City was gutted by a fire late Tuesday afternoon.

Smoke was still pouring out of the building Tuesday evening.

Multiple fire departments are on the scene. A large caliber stream of water was being sprayed into the building from an elevating platform truck called a Snorkel.


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