Multiple fires overnight in Aberdeen
The Aberdeen Fire Department had a busy night with multiple fires. The first was reported at the Wharton Motel in Central Park just after 11:30. AFD responded in conjunction with Grays Harbor Fire District 2. That fire was contained to a single unit at the motel and is being investigated by Fire District 2.
The second fire of the night was in East Aberdeen in the 1100 block of Randall Street just after 2am on Wednesday. The Hoquiam Fire Department assisted on this fire at a vacant structure being used as storage. The fire was not discovered for some time as the windows and doors had been boarded up, containing the flames.
Responders were able to contain the blaze, but the building as considered a complete loss. Total damage estimated at $30,000. That fire is being investigated.