[UPDATE 10:10 p.m.] Fire at 2nd and A Street in Eureka; ‘Multiple Occupants Fleeing’
An abandoned railroad building on 2nd and A Street in Eureka is burning as of 8:55 p.m., according to scanner traffic. Flames were seen on the roof with heavy smoke. Multiple occupants were seen fleeing, according to a report from the scene.
UPDATE 9:25 p.m.: According to Mark McKenna, our photographer on the scene, the building has been checked and there are no victims. Flames were visible on the roof on when firefighters arrived. When crews arrived, people were attempting to go back in the structure.
The fire crews had the flames controlled in about ten minutes.
A fence glows from emergency lights as firefighters discuss the situation. [Photo by Mark McKenna]