Amarillo Fire Department responding to fire at Circle N Appliance
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Fire Department is bringing in more firefighters to deal with a Saturday evening fire at Circle N Appliance.
Amarillo Fire Department PIO Jeremy Hill said more crew members will be arriving from other parts of town to relieve the initial firefighters at the scene. They are also calling in the cadet academy for manpower purposes.
The update comes almost three hours after firefighters first arrived on scene.
Hill stated a call came in from 575 Pizzeria around 6:40 p.m. about smoke. A third alarm went off around 6:50 p.m.
When units arrived, smoke was showing from the roof line of most of the Civic Circle strip mall.
While most of fire and smoke damage was contained to Circle N Appliance, some surrounding businesses were effected by moderate smoke damage.
Circle N Appliance and its inventory appear to be lost at this time, according to Hill.
Video is courtesy of Scott Foil.
575 Pizzeria was evacuated earlier.
No injuries have been reported.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation, according to Hill.
This is a developing story; check back for updates.
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