The O’Neill Fire Department responded to a structure fire around 6:30 am Friday, February 10, 2017 to 3rd & Douglas in downtown O’Neill at Curt’s Repair.
With assistance from Atkinson, Chambers and Ewing Fire Departments they battled high flames and thick smoke.
Nebraska Public Power District also had to disconnect power that also affected businesses and residences close to the fire and also some in the northeast part of O’Neill were without power. Streets in downtown O’Neill were also blocked in the area of the fire.
Crews will be on the scene for quite some time this morning and were still on site at 8:30 am.