Fire Destroys Business in O’Neill

O’NEILL – A downtown O’Neill business appears to be destroyed by a fire.

Video provided to News Channel Nebraska by O’Neill radio station KBRX shows a fire raging Friday morning at Curt’s Repair at the corner of 3rd and Douglas Streets in O’Neill.

KBRX is reporting that the fire was reported around 6:30 a.m. Departments from O’Neill, Atkinson, Chambers and Ewing all battled high flames and thick smoke.

NPPD had to disconnect power to the site, affecting neighboring businesses and residents in northeast O’Neill.

Streets in downtown O’Neill were also blocked in the area of the fire.

There has been no word as to the fire’s cause, nor has it been revealed whether anyone was inside the building at the time of the fire.

This is a developing story. We’ll update it as more information becomes available.

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