Fire destroys DNR shop in Forks



FORKS, Wash. - Fire has destroyed a Department of Natural Resources shop at the regional complex in Forks.


The fire that broke out shortly after midnight was contained to the shop in the middle of the six-building complex.


 The maintenance and auto shop housed tools and equipment, including chainsaws and pumps used for land management.


The DNR said the building is a total loss.


Two trucks and a fire engine used to fight wildfires were also destroyed in the fire.


The DNR said a neighbor saw the flames and called firefighters.


Local authorities are investigating what sparked the fire.


No one was hurt.