at 02:57 hrs on sat june 5 three police units were dispatched for a burgular alarm sounding at riggs whole sale {which is a farm and home center also it housed alot of different chemicals all flammable} the first police unit on scene reported heavy fire and smoke showing from the front of the building. then the first alarm was struck. right after that the second and third alarms were struck. then a fourth alarm was struck bring a total of 6 engine companies and 4 ladder companies and 3 medic units and the red cross. it took a total of 125 firefighters from 6 different departments 5 hours to bring the fire under control. all companies remained on scene for a total of 9hrs. there were two injuries both heat related. the fire is a possible arson will give further info later. also the building was a total loss.


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