Fire destroys a building in Red Oak, Saturday morning


November 10th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

Firefighters from Red Oak were called to the Growth Unlimited building at 108 North 2nd Street, Saturday morning. The blaze was reported at around 3:30 a.m.  Flames were shooting through the roof of the building as crews arrived on the scene. Crews were on scene for approximately two hours and no injuries were reported. The flames were said to have been put down after about 45-minutes. The building was a total loss, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Red Oak Fire Department was assisted by the Red Oak Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Emergency Management, MidAmerican Energy, Mediacom and Red Oak Public Works.