• Fire destroys DNR shop in Forks

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    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.

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