Fire crews unable to save fireworks warehouse on N. Western


    Multiple fire crews are working a fire at an old fireworks store on South Western Street and Hester. (ABC 7 Amarillo-Drew Powell)

    Crews from the Amarillo and Potter County Fire Departments responded to a structure fire at a fireworks storage warehouse in the area of Hester Road and N. Western on Friday at about 1:30 p.m.

    According to AFD, the fire was in Potter County and AFD was called in to assist. While crews worked to contain the fire at the medium-sized warehouse, small fireworks were ignited.

    During the firefight, the warehouse collapsed.

    Crews called the fire under control at about 3:20 p.m. The fire is believed to have been unoccupied at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.

    Units from AFD and PCFD remain on scene. The cause of the fire is unknown and is being investigated by the Potter County Fire Department.


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