UPDATE: at 10:50 p.m.
Officials with the Amarillo fire Department report that at around 9:47 p.m. the fire was contained.
AFD said majority of the strip mall roofline was showing smoke, and the seat of the fire was in Circle N Appliances. Officials said Circle N Appliance received majority of the smoke damage and surrounding business received moderate smoke damage.
AFD reports that Circle N Appliance’s store and inventory appears to be a total loss at this time.
Officials said crews spent about three hours fighting this fire, rotating crews from other parts of town to help as well as calling in the Cadet Academy for manpower.
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the Amarillo Fire Department are currently on scene of a third alarm fire at Circle N Appliance.
According to PIO Capt. Jeremy Hill of AFD, at around 6:40 p.m. on May 27, the fire was called in and at around 6:50 p.m. it was raised to a third alarm fire.
Officials detailed that 575 Pizzeria reported seeing smoke, upon arrival crews found smoke inside Circle N Appliance.
Officials said after a 360 investigation smoke was coming from the roof lines, crews setup the ladder, big lines, big water and attacked the fire from the roof.
Hill detailed that currently crews are in the process of containing the fire to Circle N Appliance.
AFD officials reports no injuries at this time and the structure was unoccupied at the time the fire started.
This incident is still under investigation according to AFD.
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