Eckhart Public Library Fire Damage

A view through the front door of Eckhart Public Library’s main building shows damage caused by a fire early Sunday. Photo courtesy of KPC News.

In the early morning hours on Sunday, July 2, the Eckhart Public Library was seriously damaged by fire. The state’s arson hotline is accepting tips about the fire’s origin at 800-382-4628, as well as the Auburn Fire Department at 925-8255.

While insured, there are many expenses that will not be covered by insurance and a fund has been established to help defray the costs. Checks may be sent to the Community Foundation of DeKalb County or you can donate online.