Firefighters were dispatched just before 4:00 am this morning to a commercial structure fire on 11739 Spenceville Road in Penn Valley. The fire is at the Penn Valley Community Church, with the first unit on scene reporting flames visible and the historic woodframe on fire.
Units responding include 7 engines, 5 water tenders, 1 truck and 1 crew.
By 6:45 AM the fire had been knocked down, extensive damage to the structure, possibly a total loss.
By 7:30 Firefighters were in full mop-up mode. Smoke is still spreading throughout the area.
Fire information and image courtesy YubaNet. Image courtesy Song Cowbell.