Electrical Fire Damages 4-H Café at Fonner Park


Things got more hectic at an already busy Fonner Park Saturday evening whena fire started near the Fonner offices.

Grand Island firefighters responded to a small fire in an electrical room ofthe 4-H Café around 7 p.m.

That part of the building was unoccupied, and no other areas were evacuated.

Maintenance workers used a fire extinguisher to stop the flames fromspreading any farther.

"Unknown the exact cause right now, it's still under investigation, but nota lot of damage, mostly to the electrical panels, and it was confined to thatroom only," says GIFD Capt. Ed Carlin.

Carlin says no one was injured.

Fonner Park management declined to comment on the incident, only to say theywill continue working with GIFD to find out what started the fire.