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UPDATE: Large Fire in SW Amarillo

Town Square Village burns in SW Amarillo
Courtesy: Kim Silvia
Courtesy: Kim Silvia
Courtesy: Maria DeBrango Stickel
Courtesy: Maria DeBrango Stickel
Courtesy: Chriselda Reyes
Courtesy: Chriselda Reyes
Courtesy: Jessica Branch
Courtesy: Jessica Branch
UPDATE - Captain Dana Havlik says, "The fire is contained and we're going to keep a skeleton crew here over night to monitor the situation and reassess in the morning."

He tells us all of the construction crews that were at the site, as well as contractors are unharmed.
The cause of the fire is underinvestigation.


UPDATE -  Mark Mosley, on behalf of the Williams Group released a statement moments ago.
        He said in part that the Williams Group is thankful for the Amarillo Fire Department and Amarillo Police for their response this afternoon.
        They are also grateful that no one was injured.
        In all, Mosely says five buildings were threatened, but only one was affected by this fire.
        They do hope to re-build.

This is the full statement:
 
       "On behalf of the Williams Group:
        A fire has destroyed one of our mixed-use buildings at Town Square.
While this is tragic, we are grateful that no one has been injured.
    We want to express our appreciation to the Amarillo Fire and Police Departments, these men and women are truly professionals.
    We don't want to speculate as to the cause of the fire, we will have more information after the Fire Marshal has completed his review.
    While this is a setback, it is only temporary, we remain firm to our commitment to Amarillo.
    The Town Square Project will continue as planned, we thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers."
   
      
AMARILLO  -- We have reports that Town Square Village is burning in SW Amarillo.
        Fire crews are at the scene. We have no reports of evacuations or injuries at this time.
        Our crew reports that traffic is heavy area, so try to avoid it if possible.
        We'll update with further details as soon as possible.
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