“The actions of the citizens and the captain saved lives,” the department said.
But the fire spread and spread to multiple buildings, with “extensive flames” developing in at least two structures despite firefighters’ efforts to extinguish the blaze, the fire department said.
“The fire could not be contained in the affected building and spread to several surrounding buildings,” the department said in its news release. “Damage to affected structures is extensive, with many buildings being total losses.”
No civilians were injured, but two firefighters were transported from the scene with possible heat exhaustion and a third with a back injury, the department said.
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CNN reached out to local fire and police departments, the city council and local neighborhood businesses.
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