[UPDATE 6:41 a.m.:] Motorhome on Fire in Garberville, Spreading to Presbyterian Church
UPDATE 4:36 a.m.: The fire has consumed a large part of the Church as well as the smaller building that provides the Food Bank for Southern Humboldt.
UPDATE 4:40 a.m.: According to the Incident Commander over the scanner, most of the fire has been knocked down, however, there is still fire in the attic of the church.
UPDATE 4:43 a.m.: According to reports from the scene heard over the scanner, an Asian male with long black hair threw a propane bottle from the RV onto the Church.
UPDATE 4:45 a.m.: One person has been arrested, according to what is being heard on the scanner.
UPDATE 4:52 a.m.: Below, with his permission, we’ve embedded photos and video from John Perricone’s Facebook page. Click on each square to enlarge the image and play the video.
UPDATE 6:41 a.m.: Garberville’s Farmers Market will be open with modifications. Some streets will be closed. Click this link for a map and more information.
UPDATE Sunday: The most recent information is here: ‘The Thing That Saved Our Town’: A Firefighter Describes Friday’s Fire in Garberville