[UPDATE 2:35 p.m.] Fire at Nursery in Cutten

Firefighters are at the scene of a commercial and residential fire in the 600 block of Avalon Drive in Cutton near Ridgewood Elementary School.

First crew on the scene reported a large column of smoke. The building is reported to be a single story wooden building.

UPDATE 2:20 p.m.: Photos from Oliver Cory at the scene. Cory tells us that the fire is mostly in the residence attached to the nursery.

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UPDATE 2:35 p.m.: Oliver Cory sends us the following information.

Chief Ken Woods of Humboldt Bay Fire said crews responded about 2:05 p.m. and found heavy fire coming from the residence. Later, fire was found in the commercial structure. Firefighters took about 15 minutes to knock down the fire. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was requested to keep people out of the area as people were walking through and interfering with firefighters doing their job.

The nursery was open for business at the time of the fire.




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