WEAR - Search Results
Alfred Washburn Center fire investigation
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- The State Fire Marshal is investigating after flames heavily damaged the "Alfred Washburn Center" in Escambia County over night.
The center is located on Murphy Street in the Brent area of Pensacola.
Fire fighters were called out just after eight p-m.
It took them about 30-minutes to get the fire out.
The Alfred Washburn Center suffered significant damage.
More than 50 percent of the facility was damaged
No one was inside the building at the time
The Alfred-Washburn Center is a ministry of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul serving the homeless and poorer members of our community.
The center provides food, clothing and showers and laundry facilities for the homeless.
The State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.