Spring Valley Building Engulfed In Flames
Johnny Ringo's Bar and Grill in Spring Valley was fully engulfed in flames, as a structure fire broke out early this morning in Spring Valley, according to the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office.
The building, constructed in 1871, is considered a total loss after the fire was extinguished, from multiple fire departments, including Spring Valley, Stewartville, Grand Meadow, Ostrander and Wykoff. Nobody was injured in the fire.
The Fillmore County Sheriffs received a call around 3:00 a.m. that Johnny Ringo's was fully engulfed in flames. The Sheriff Deputies started to evacuate the apartments above the area businesses that were adjacent to the fire.
Spring Valley Fire Department arrived on the scene and immediately requested help from Grand Meadow for a pump and manpower, and after the accessing the fire, Stewartville Fire was requested to bring their ladder truck to assist. Later, Ostrander and Wykoff Fire Departments were requested for mutual aid.
An investigation is underway with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office along with the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office. The American Red Cross has been assisting the tenants in the nearby apartments.