AFD investigating cause of fire at Family Support Services in downtown Amarillo

AFD investigating cause of fire at Family Support Services in downtown Amarillo

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - UPDATE: Amarillo Fire Department crews responded to reports of a structure fire downtown early Sunday morning.

Crews have been on the scene since 4 a.m. and will likely remain there at a defensive stand for most of the day.

The fire affected the main offices of Family Support Services and the Veterans Resources Center.

There were no injuries caused by this fire and and it is being ruled as accidental.

AFD is asking that drivers stay away from the downtown area in order to prevent traffic accidents from the smoke and continuing activity.

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Posted by Family Support Services on Sunday, January 19, 2020

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Amarillo fire crews are working to contain a fire at Family Support Services in downtown Amarillo.

According to Family Support Services, the fire broke out around 4:00 a.m.

Crews continue to work to contain the blaze.

No one was in the building at the time of the fire.

At approximately 4am today, we received word of a fire at our main offices and Veterans Resource Center. The Amarillo...

Posted by Family Support Services on Sunday, January 19, 2020

Family Support Services says the building’s phone system is down at the time, but there is an emergency line for the Crisis Hotline. For domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking calls, you can call (806) 654-7979.

While our phones are down, we have an emergency line for our Crisis Hotline. For domestic violence, sexual assault and...

Posted by Family Support Services on Sunday, January 19, 2020

A GoFundMe has been created for Family Support Services.

You can donate here.

Fire at Family Support Services in downtown Amarillo (Source: Josh David)
Fire at Family Support Services in downtown Amarillo (Source: Josh David) (Source: Josh David)

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