FIre Guts Landmark Zillah Business Sunday
Firefighters from across the lower valley battled flames from a blaze in Zillah on Sunday. Zillah firefighters were called to the Stonehenge Tavern at 603 1st Avenue in downtown Zillah around 7:00 p.m. When they arrived, they found flames shooting out from the famous tavern in the town of the lower valley.
Firefighters say everyone was out when the blaze broke out on Sunday
No injuries were reported. No other businesses were lost, but firefighters say a small storage area in the tavern was damaged by the blaze. A nearby hardware store was undamaged by the flames but may have smoke issues. Firefighters say they were able to contain the fire to the tavern. Firefighters remained at the scene for about three hours. A small crew remained on the scene overnight to extinguish hot spots. Electricity was cut in the area, but everything in the area is back on Monday.
Investigators start looking for a cause on Monday
The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Firefighters from the Zillah Fire Department along with firefighters from Fire District Five battled flames from the blaze on Sunday. The investigation into the cause begins today.
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