Fire at well-known New Hamburg dry cleaner

A fire has gutted New Hamburg Cleaners and Coin Laundry, which has been a fixture on Peel Street for decades.

New Hamburg Cleaners and Coin Laundry, which has been a well-known part of the small town's streetscape for decades, has been gutted by fire. 

Flames erupted at the Peel Street business shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to Waterloo Regional Police. 

Firefighters fought back flames for nearly two hours and reports say a small crowd gathered on Peel Street to watch as the fire lit the night sky. 

This is the third fire in the New Hamburg area over the past two days.