Casper Fire-EMS Puts Out Structure Fire Monday Night
Firefighters put out a structure fire near downtown Monday night, according to a news release from the Casper Fire-EMS Department.
They responded about 10:30 p.m. in the area of East Second and South Lincoln streets where they saw smoke coming from a commercial structure.
Crews entered, found the seat of the fire and extinguished it within minutes.
They checked the building to determine if the fire went into hidden areas. They then ventilated it to remove the smoke.
The building was in the process of renovation and unoccupied.
No one was in the building and no injuries were reported.
The fire damaged structural components due to being exposed from the renovation process.
The full amount of damage or a dollar amount is not yet known.
The cause of the fire was not known as of early Tuesday morning.
Department investigators were working to determine a cause.
Crews also will remain on the scene to complete overhaul and complete extinguishment.
The department will release more information when it is known.
Sixteen personnel from Casper Fire-EMS initially responded, and were assisted by the Casper Public Safety Communications Center, Casper Police Department, and the Wyoming Medical Center.