A fast-moving fire destroyed a
The five-alarm inferno erupted inside the one-story Dollar Jackpot on
Firefighters arrived within three minutes but quickly needed back up as the fire grew, preventing the smoke-eaters from entering the building.
No one was inside the building when the fire broke out, officials said.
“Our units initially made a very aggressive push to get in to put the fire out, but there was just too much fire for them to handle on arrival,” said
Adjacent buildings were evacuated. It took 200 firefighters to bring the fire under control about
“We evacuated the building to the left the building, to the right and building to the rear,” said Sudnik. “We have approximately 30 to 40 people who are displaced at this time but we anticipate that the adjacent buildings will be able to be re-inhabited at some point.”
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