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Shed destroyed in Centralia by fire

Shed destroyed in Centralia by fire

The remains of a shed following a fire at 1501 South Cherry in Centralia Friday afternoon.  Photo by Tim Ferguson.

A wooden shed was destroyed in a Friday afternoon fire in Centralia.

Centralia City Firefighters say the shed at 1501 South Cherry was engulfed in flames upon their arrival.   It is owned by Don May and rented to Kathy Heinrichsmeyer.

The roof of the shed collapsed on the building trapping fire underneath.   Centralia firemen used a city backhoe to move the debris to get the rest of the fire put out.

No other buildings were endangered.   There were no injuries.

Damage to the building was estimated at $10,000.  Damage to the contents was placed at $5,000.

The fire call came in at 1:07 Friday afternoon.  Firemen were on the scene until 2:46 pm.

A portion of the shed damaged by a Friday afternoon fire at 1501 South Hickory in Centralia. Photo by Tim Ferguson.
Smoke continues to show from the fire-damaged shed at 1501 South Hickory in Centralia. Photo by Tim Ferguson.