[UPDATE 10:27 p.m.] Structure Fire on 3rd and R in Eureka; Hwy 255 Closed
Smoke pours out of the building as its roof begins to fail. [Photo by Mark McKenna]
Fire personnel are fighting a fire burning in a large business–a warehouse–near the corner of R and 3rd, according to scanner traffic. R Street which changes to Hwy 255 is closed.
UPDATE 9:16 p.m.:
[Image provided by Matthew Waxler]
The roof is collapsing and so is at least one of the walls.
UPDATE 9:20 p.m.:
[Photo by Mark McKenna]
According to the scanner, the main fire is being knocked down. Firefighters are now checking to see if the fire has extended into other areas.
UPDATE 9:32 p.m.:
Firefighters on the roof of burning building. [Photo by Mark McKenna]
Arcata Fire tweeted,
Arcata Fire District units are assisting Humboldt Bay Fire fight a large commerical structure fire in Eureka as part of a automatic and mutual-aid agreement.
UPDATE 9:38 p.m.: We believe that the building is the H Dinsmore and Son buildings just before the Samoa Bridge on R Street.
UPDATE 10:27 p.m.: A few more photos by Mark McKenna.
Firefighters hose down a building on fire. [Photo by Mark McKenna.
Firefighters consult on the how to fight the fire. [Photo by Mark McKenna.