Applegate building decimated by fire
Fire crews from Applegate Fire District No. 9 responded to a burning storage building in the 700 block of Yale Creek Road south of Jacksonville at roughly 5:19 a.m. Thursday.
Firefighters were able to douse the blaze in the 1,000 square foot building in roughly 20 minutes but the building was ravaged by fire and is a total loss.
15 firefighters, two engines and two water tenders responded to the scene and no injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.