Fire Damages Auto Repair Shop in Centralia

By The Chronicle

Multiple people called 911 Saturday morning after seeing black smoke coming from an auto repair shop in the 1100 block of South Gold Street, according to the Riverside Fire Authority.

Crews received the first reports of the fire at Burkett Auto Sales at 8:35 a.m., according to the RFA.

Crews were able to contain the fire to an auto repair shop on the property, preventing the fire from extending to an adjacent office and larger shop.

No injuries were reported. All occupants were evacuated before RFA crews arrived.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Along with the RFA, crews from the Chehalis Fire Department, Lewis County Fire District 6 and West Thurston Fire Authority responded to the two-alarm fire.