SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - On Monday, April 17 at about 11:45PM, the Scottsbluff Police Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 710 E Overland. According to the Scottsbluff PD, a fully engulfed vehicle was parked in a garage located at the south end of the property.
The fire spread from the vehicle to adjacent vehicles and the building. Tenants of the apartments were evacuated. Although the Scottsbluff Fire Department extinguished the fire, the total damage is estimated at $35,000.
11 tenants were assisted by The Scottsbluff Fire Ministry for temporary housing. Gering Fire Department and Valley Ambulance also assisted with the incident. Responding units were on scene until 4:30AM Tuesday. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.