Firefighters battle flames, downtown club evacuated

Tough fight for firefighters


Firefighters stayed busy putting out a structure fire near downtown.

Calls came in around 5 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of East Elmira Street.

According to a club employee, between 20 to 30 guests were inside at the time.

Officials believe the fire began near the accounting office.

Two men were taken to the hospital.

Employees tried to put the flames out with a fire extinguisher before firefighters showed up, but they were unsuccessful.