Sweetwater Saloon fire contained in Oroville

May 9, 2016 1:29 PM by News Staff

Cal Fire Butte County has contained a fire that erupted at a bar in Oroville Monday morning.

The 1200 square-foot Sweetwater Saloon located on the 1300 block of Oro Dam Boulevard caught fire just after 8 a.m. Firefights contained the fire an hour later.

Firefighters on scene said the bar went up quickly and firefighters focused on defending surrounding structures from the fire spreading.

Firefighters temporarily closed down sections of 14th streets and Oro Dam Boulevard in order to stage equipment.

No one was injured in the fire. Firefighters said it will take approximately another two hours to finish the clean up.


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