A devastating fire Friday night destroyed an Ottawa business and caused a loss of over $ 1 million. According to a news release the Ottawa Fire Department was working a structure fire at 2303 E. Wilson St., Friday evening when they observed smoke and flames from blocks away.
When they arrived at Pinnacle Components, 2303 E. Wilson, they found heavy fire venting through the roof of the office and main assembly building and fire and smoke throughout the structure. Ottawa crews were assisted by Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Fire District, Ottawa Police Department, Franklin County EMS, Ottawa Public Works and Ottawa Utilities Departments.
Crews fought the fire from the exterior and spent the rest of night on scene putting out hot spots. The Kansas Fire Marshal’s Office reported that the cause of the fire has been classified as undetermined.