Humboldt Bay Fire responds to a second alarm commercial structure fire in Eureka


EUREKA, Calif. (KIEM)- At about 1 a.m. Thursday, crews responded to a call from a homeowner on the 2300 block of Hillsdrive about a smell of smoke.

When crews arrived and went down the street, they spotted a smoke column coming from a building off Harrison Avenue near Munson Street and Hardy Drive.

As crews arrived to the building they found dark smoke coming from the roof and an orange glow coming from the glass door leading into the second floor.

The response was upgraded to a second alarm commercial fire, allowing firefighters to attack the fire and prevent at least $2,000,000 of damage.

There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.