[UPDATE 8:08 a.m.] Large Commercial Fire in McKinleyville
Information and images from Arcata Fire District’s Facebook page (This is believed to be the new gym and community pool next to the movie theater) :
Arcata Fire District crews, with the help of neighboring agencies, are at scene of a large commercial structure fire on Betty Court in McKinleyville. The fire has been knocked down as crews work on overhaul and salvage operations.
Please use caution while in the area. Thank you for your support.
UPDATE 8:08 a.m.: This structure was being built by the Big Lagoon Rancheria. According to the Mad River Union’s article earlier this year, it was intended to house a “a swimming pool, sauna tub, steam rooms and an array of exercise equipment.”
The 29,000-square-foot fitness center – called The Club at Mill Creek – is being built by the Big Lagoon Rancheria on Betty Court off School Road near the Mill Creek Cinema.
UPDATE 9:23 a.m.: Here is the Facebook page of The Club at Mill Creek.