AFD responds to overnight cemetery fire

AFD responds to overnight cemetery fire

AMARILLO, TX - The Amarillo Fire Department responded to a structure fire at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery early Wednesday morning.

The first of five units arrived on the scene at 2:21 a.m. and 17 firefighters had the fire contained by 2:48 a.m.

An old well house in the cemetery had caught fire and was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

An overhead power line was involved, and it came in contact with the medal siding on the side of the 35' structure.

The structure collapsed 15 minutes after crews arrived.

No injuries were reported.