Firefighters from throughout the lower valley battled flames of a fire in Zillah on Sunday. Zillah Firefighters were called to the Stonehenge Tavern at 603 1st Avenue in downtown Zillah at about 7:00 pm. When they arrived they found flames shooting out of the popular landmark tavern in the lower valley town.


Firefighters say everyone was out when the fire started Sunday

No injuries were reported. No other businesses were lost but firefighters say a small storage area for the tavern was damaged by the blaze. A nearby hardware store was not damaged by the flames but may have to deal with some smoke issues. Firefighters say they were able to contain the fire to the tavern. Fire crews were on the scene for about three hours. A small crew stayed at the scene overnight to douse hotspots. Power was turned off to the area but everything in the area is back on Monday.

Investigators begin search for a cause on Monday

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Firefighters from the Zillah fire department along with firefighters from Fire District Five battled the flames of the fire on Sunday. The investigation into the cause gets underway today.

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