Fire Causes Significant Damage at Dave Syverson’s in Albert Lea

The damage from a fire Wednesday night at Dave Syverson Auto Center is being described as “significant.”

City Officials said Thursday that Albert Lea Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene around 8pm and found heavy smoke coming from the back of the building.

The business was closed for the day with one person on-site performing cleaning duties.

Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Laskowske described the damage as “significant.”  Dave Syverson remains open for business out of its Chrysler building.

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Glenville and Clarks Grove Fire and Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.