Officials Investigating Downtown Fire in Big Lake

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG LAKE - Investigators are trying to determine if arson is to blame for a downtown fire in Big Lake.

The fire broke out Monday morning inside a storage building.

The fire quickly spread to two other buildings nearby.

Crews were on the scene for several hours battling the fire.

Investigators tell NewsWest 9, the fire seems suspicious because there were no utilities hooked up to the buildings and no other source that could have caused the fire.

They say they strongly believe this is a case of arson.

If you have any information about the fire, call the Reagan County Sheriff's Department.